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A Total of 8 Internal Demo Orchards currently exist in PHD Center Kabul
DO RefSpecieScopeDescription
KAB/01/08 Apple High desity DO of apple (1.2m x3.5m). All the varieties are budded on two different rootstocks: M9 and B9. The aim is to develop intensive apple trellis systems in Afghanistan and to show to the orchard growers, NGAs & Partner NGOs about the layout, pruning, training, yield and overall management Intensive Apple Demonstration Orchard on rootstocks B9 and M9 Jeribs 1.05 n. of trees 500
KAB/03/09 Apple To compare the influence of seedling and M111 rootstocks on tree growth, yield and tolerance to pest&disease. The DO is also utilised for demonstration of pruning and orchard management Saturn, Fuji, Spartan, Smoothee, Red Falstaff, Red Devil, Royal Gala
KAB/01/11 Apple Different apple varieties grafted on 7 kinds of RS with different vigour: Seedling, MM111, MM106, M7, M26, B9 & M9, to show infulence of the rootstock on the vigour of the plants, including heights and production. Apple rootstocks Demonstration Orchard Jeribs 1 n. of trees 126
KAB/02/09 Peach To monitor the behavior and yield of the different varieties, quality of production, reaction to pest and disease, to show improved orchard management and irrigation methods. The orchard is also used for practical training Peach Demonstration Orchard (local varieties) Jeribs 10 for the 4 stone fruit demonstrations total n. of stone fruit trees 1202 (exotic and local varieties of peach, plum, almond and cherry)
KAB/02/10 Peach To monitor the behavior and yield of the different varieties, quality of production, reaction to pest and disease, to show improved orchard management and irrigation methods. The orchard is also used for practical training AKF and GPFA Imported Peach Demonstration Orchard
KAB/02/09 Plum To appraise the yield of the different varieties, quality, market value, resistance to pest and disease, irrigation methods and on improved orchard management. Plum Demonstration Orchard
KAB/02/09 Almond To to see the yield of the different varieties, quality, market value, resistance on pest and disease; the plot was used for cross and self pollination trials on some late and early varieties Almond Demonstration Orchard Jeribs 1.1 n. of trees 120
KAB/02/09 Cherry To see the yield of the different varieties, quality, market value, resistance on pest and disease, irrigation practices, etc Cherry Demonstration Orchard
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