Acta Scientific Agriculture

Short CommunicationVolume 2 Issue 8

Challenges for Citrus Production in Egypt

Waleed Fouad Abobatta*

Horticulture Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center, Egypt

*Corresponding Author: Waleed Fouad Abobatta, Horticulture Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center, Egypt.

Received: June 21, 2018; Published: July 06, 2018

Citation: Waleed Fouad Abobatta. “Challenges for Citrus Production in Egypt". Acta Scientific Agriculture 2.8 (2018).

  Citrus is considered as the major fruit crops in Egypt, due to cultivated area reached to (204095 Hectare) representing about 29% of the total fruit area (700854 ha), the total fruitful area of Citrus reached about (175734 ha) approximately, which produce about 4272886 metric tons, from which around 1.34 million tons are exported according to Ministry of Agriculture (2016), Egypt ranking as the sixth biggest producer of orange throughout the world after Brazil, China, US, EU, and Mexico [1].

Copyright: © 2018 Waleed Fouad Abobatta. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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