Agricultural Achievements in Israel – Stamps of Israel 1988

Agricultural Achievements in Israel – Stamps of Israel 1988

Israel issued a set of three stamps 22 Dec 1988 to show case Agricultural achievements in Israel. A FDC with three stamps and tabs is listed.

50 agora – Fruit Growing ,Avocado on Tab

60  agora   – Plant Breeding, lilium longiflorum on tab

90 agora –  Irrigation systems , Irrigation on tab.

 

AGRICULTURAL ACHIEVEMENTS IN ISRAEL
STAMPS ON AGRICULTURAL ACHIEVEMENTS IN ISRAEL -1988

Pinot Noir Grapes on Stamps – USA 2017.

Pinot Noir Grapes on Stamps – USA 2017

USA issued a 5 cent definitive stamp on Pinot Noir Grapes on 24 Feb 2017 in sheets of 20 stamps.

Two clusters of deep purple Pinor noir grapes are depicted growing on vines among several green leaves on stamps designed by Derry Noyes. Grapes have been grown for thousands of years and can be eaten as table fruit,dried to produce raisins or crushed to produce Wine and Juice. The Pinot noir grape can produce one of the most highly prized and elegant wines in the World.

Burgundy in France was earlier home to this variety but now grown in Northern California ,Oregon and New York.

USA DEF 5C GRAPES
PINOT NOIR GRAPES – STAMPS OF USA 2017

 

Red Pears on Stamps – USA 2017

Red Pears on Stamps – USA 2017

USA issued a 10 cent Definitive stamp on Red Pears on 23 Mar 2017.It was issued in sheets of 20 stamps.

Pears are one of world’s oldest cultivated fruits .They grow on medium sized,long lived  ,flowering trees that generally bear fruits from fourth to sixth year onwards. A large number of varieties green,red,yellow and brown are grown throughout the World. Due to spontaneous mutation process a green pear bearing tree may surprise with red pears on a stock branch.Red pears otherwise are hybridised or are a result of crossbreeding of different varieties.These low calorie fruits are agood source of Fiber,Potassium and Vitamin C.

The Pair of Red Pears stamp has been designed by Derry Noyes.

USA DEF 10C PEARS
RED PEARS ON USA STAMPS 2017.

 

Bangladesh -First Day Cover on Fruits 1990

Bangladesh -First Day Cover on Fruits 1990

Bangladesh issued a set of six stamps on Fruits on 16 July 1990. A First Day with six stamps is listed. The fruits are Mango,Papaya,watermelon,Guava, Jackfruit & Starfruit

FRUITS BDESH
BANGLADESH STAMPS ON FRUITS 1990

Fruit Plants on Stamps – Netherlands Antilles

Fruit Plants on Stamps – Netherlands Antilles

The Netherlands Antilles issued a set of three stamps on 13 Sep 1983 on fruit plants and flowers.The Plants on stamps are

Magnifera Indica – Mango Fruit – Common to Indian subcontinent.

Malpighia Punicifolia – Sub tropical fruit plant also known as Barbados Cherry

Citrus aurantifolia  or Lime

FLO83 NETH ANTILLES
FRUIT PLANTS – MANGO,BARBADOS CHERRY & LIME ON STAMPS -NETHERLANDS ANTILLES

Malaysian Satay Dish on Aerogramme

Malaysian Satay Dish on Aerogramme

As Tourism promotion under Visit Malaysia 1994 an Aerogramme was issued which had Fresh Coconut Water as stamp Design and National Flower of Malaysia Hibiscus and logo of Visit Malayasia 1994 logo at lower end .The Lower portion also shows Malaysian Satay Dish.

Satay is a Cuisine which consists of marinated skewed meat grilled over charcoal flame,served with spicy peanut sauce accompanied by rice cakes,cucumber slices and onion.

MALAY AEROGRAM
SATAY DISH ,HIBISCUS AND COCONUT ON AEROGRAMME OF MALAYSIA

Date Palm on Stamps – United Arab Emirates 2008

Date Palm on Stamps – United Arab Emirates 2008

A set of seven stamps on varieties Dates were issued by UAE on 22 Oct 2008.

Culturally, dates have long played a key role in Middle Eastern cuisine and rituals surrounding hospitality. They’re particularly prevalent during Ramadan, when they’re often given as gifts and eaten to break the fast. They also play an important part in the agriculture of the region: there are more than 400 varieties of date in the UAE and date production makes up the majority of fruit and vegetable farming in the UAE. In 2005, the figures were as high as 60 percent.

Dates are rich in Vitamins,Minerals like Potassium, Natural Sugar like Sucrose, Antioxidants & Amino acids.

A Presentation pack containing seven stamps – A Block of Four setenant and three other stamps is listed. The Varieties Dates on stamps are Abumaan,  Jash Hamad, Msalli , Farth, Mirzaban , Abukibal & Salani.

UAE DATES CVR
STAMPS ON DATES -UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
UAE DATES STAMPS
Dates on stamps of United Arab Emirates