Agriculture Study on Sugar Beet in Egypt
Senior Agronomist, FarmTopia Agritech Company, Egypt
*Corresponding Author: Hager El-Zayat, Senior Agronomist, FarmTopia Agritech Company, Egypt.
August 27, 2021; Published: December 27, 2021
Sugar beet cultivation in Egypt is vital for the sugar industry's main goal since its natural properties of salinity tolerance and ability to thrive in a desert climate make it the second choice for sugar production. Traditional agriculture practices have a high level of output; however, sugar beet is one of the crops that depend on yield quality rather than quantity. For sugar producers, the amount of sugar in the tuber of the sugar beet is the most essential attribute, and it is the key predictor of yield cost. Precision agriculture approaches in sugar beet production include (sowing, irrigation, fertilization, harvest, and post-harvest) and, according to some researchers, have a positive impact on cost, time, and quality. As a result, this review contains some recommendations for excellent agricultural practices based on various scientific findings as well as environmental factors in Egypt that influence crop quality and quantity.
Keywords: Precision Agriculture; Sugar Beet; Irrigation; Fertilization; Pest Management
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