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The experiment is being conducted on an area of 15 feddan
Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel Aaty, visited Suez governorate on Saturday, to inspect the governorate’s water resources and irrigation projects.
He particularly visited the saline lands allocated for cultivating highly saline wheat and other crops by using agricultural wastewater.
The experiment is being conducted on an area of 15 feddan which has previously suffered from a rise in the level of groundwater and an increase in the concentration of salts, which amounted to 7000 to 10,000 parts per million.
Medium saline agricultural drainage water, which reaches 1339 parts per million is being used for agriculture in the saline land.