Enhancing soil fertility and irrigation management in the new lands

Published Date
December 31, 2011
Type
Book Chapter
Enhancing soil fertility and irrigation management in the new lands
Authors:
S. A. Abo-El-Enein
Mohamed Sherif, Mohammed Karrou, Theib Oweis, Bogachan Benli, Manzoor Qadir, Hamid Farahani

The new lands are represented by the El- Bustan area. The soils of the site are mostly sandy with low fertility and relatively low water holding capacity and crops are grown exclusively under irrigation using modern irrigation systems.

Citation:
S. A. Abo-El-Enein, Mohamed Sherif, Mohammed Karrou, Theib Oweis, Bogachan Benli, Manzoor Qadir, Hamid Farahani. (31/12/2011). Enhancing soil fertility and irrigation management in the new lands, in " Water Benchmarks of CWANA- Improving Water and Land Productivities Improving Water and Land Productivities in Irrigated Systems - Number 10". Aleppo, Syria: Ain Shams University (ASU).
Keywords:
nile valley
socioeconomics
benchmark sites
water
drought
land use
farming systems
water harvesting
impact assessment
water use efficiency