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A 1st Genetic Map Of Date Palm (Phoenix Dactylifera) Reveals LongWe've all seen the wrinkly, egg-shaped fruits that reside in almost every single grocery store's dried fruit section. Honey dates are a soft, creamy-textured and sweet-tasting species. The country has about 44 million palm trees (98% of all fruit trees), which produce 900.000 tons of date fruits per year. Dates are a very