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Sustainability of Agricultural Environment in Egypt: Part I

Soil-Water-Food Nexus

  • Abdelazim M. Negm
  • Mohamed Abu-hashim


  • A comprehensive review

  • Provides new insights into the challenges of a sustainable agriculture

  • Will appeal to agronomists, scientists and policymakers alike


Part of the The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry book series (HEC, volume 76)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Overview of Egyptian Sustainable Agriculture

  4. Potential Application of Crop Productivity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Ashraf M. Elmoghazy, Mostafa M. Elshenawy
      Pages 119-144
  5. Biotechnology Application for Agricultural Sustainability

  6. Potentiality of Soil Sensing for Sustainable Agriculture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Elsayed Said Mohamed, Mohamed Abu-Hashim, Abdel-Aziz A. Belal
      Pages 273-293

About this book


This volume discusses the sustainability of Egypt’s agriculture and the challenges involved. It provides a comprehensive review and the latest research findings, and covers a variety of topics under the following themes:

·        Applicability of sustainable agriculture in Egypt

·        Sustainable agriculture under water scarcity and polluted soil environments

·        Improved crop productivity using a variety of tried and tested procedures

·        Biotechnology application for agricultural sustainability and food security

·        Potentiality of soil-sensing for a more sustainable agricultural environment

The volume closes with a summary of the key conclusions and recommendations from all chapters. Together with the companion volume Sustainability of Agricultural Environment in Egypt: Part II, it offers an essential source of information for postgraduate students, researchers, and stakeholders alike.


Egypt Sustainable agriculture Deficit irrigation management Egyptian agriculture Environmental sustainability Agricultural management Irrigation Water scarcity Aridity Soil sensing

Editors and affiliations

  • Abdelazim M. Negm
    • 1
  • Mohamed Abu-hashim
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringZagazig UniversityZagazigEgypt
  2. 2.Faculty of AgricultureZagazig UniversityZagazigEgypt

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