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In the presence of Qena farmers and students of agricultural schools:
Symposium on wheat cultivation and its protection in cooperation with Shura Foundation and SVU

19.12.2012



It was held symposium on wheat cultivation and protection in the presence of a large number of farmers in Qena, students at agricultural schools, agricultural experts at the university, Shura Foundation, Agricultural research centers and Cairo University, where symposium aimed to raise farmers' awareness and students for high-production wheat varieties and successful agricultural practices in order to produce and care the wheat crop in Qena.
The events of symposium began with a speech for Dr. Mohammad Samy; Executive Manager of Shura Foundation for Development, where he talked about the foundation and the symposium program, after that Prof. Dr. Abbas Mansour, the university president welcomed the attendance and adding that the university gives much attention to local community service for upper Egypt, especially citizens of Qena, while he praised agricultural experts who came specifically to serve the farmers in Qena and provide all agricultural methods as well as using the modern technology in agriculture.
On the other hand, Mr. Wael Rafia talked about the agricultural hothouse and the direct support to producers, wheat cultivation of high-quality varieties, beside Salasel Project
While Dr. Ibrahim Abd Al-Hadi, Shandaweel Research Center explained how the cultivation is, selection of varieties of high quality and the appropriate date of wheat cultivation. Then Dr. Hamid Al-Shimi, senior experts in Agricultural Research Center explained how to protect and integrated control of the wheat fields, after that talked the representative of Shura Foundation about the methods of using pesticides where the dialogue was opened between attendance and experts.
Beside one of students from agricultural high school talked about his training on the wheat cultivation, adding that in the beginning it has been settled the ground and made rows in the ground then put wheat (four pills almost) and watered it ( five irrigations) ,after that fertilized the wheat at the end the wheat appeared after three days.