Al-Rajhi Tissue Culture Lab is one of the members f Alrajhi group in Saudi Arabia. The lab was established in (1417H – 1996G), and it is mainly concerned with micro propagation of the most important types of plants. The idea of establishing this lab was emerged because our belief in the importance of date palm, and in the necessity of benefiting from the modern, and internationally successful technologies in producing date palm, putting in mind the national significance the date palm has for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as it is the slogan of the kingdom.
The lab is specialized in producing the date palm through use of the technology of Organogenesis; the safest way for producing plants absolutely similar to mother.
Saudi ministry of agriculture blessed the establishment of the lab, as His Excellency Minister of Agriculture issued the license of establishing the lab through his resolution No 6723, dated 13/5/1417H, while it was met by the auspice of the Saudi Arab Agricultural Bank which supported the idea of lab, and participated in providing loans to it as it is the first tissue culture lab financed by the bank.