The Eighth International Conference for Plant Breeding


Under the authority of the president Prof Dr Maged el Kemary; Kafrelsheikh province mayor Eng Saad el Husseni; the vice president for the affairs of  education and students  and the dean of the faculty of agriculture Prof Dr Atef Salim, Kafrelsheikh University organizes on Tuesday and Wednesday 14-15 /5/2013 for eighth international conference in the faculty of Agriculture in the presence of the head of Egyptian society for plant breeding and some of professors of Agriculture in all Egyptian Universities as well as Arab researches from Libya and Iraq.

On the other hand, the events begin with republican Peace followed by Prof Dr Mohamed Saad Abed el Ati, the conference rapporteur and head of crops department, mentions that agricultural production achieve high rates of production such as Sugar cane besides the proportions of Egyptian exports (9 billion pounds) about agricultural production. Prof Dr Atef Salim adds that international conference will be held every two years in one of faculties of Agriculture to develop new strains of crops to suit unfavorable natural conditions and long-lived strains. Moreover, Prof Dr Maged el Kemary adds that conference aims to exchange experts among speakers and highlight successful experiences as well as take care for researches and studies in conferences to be applied in Egyptian Agriculture and benefit from experience of desert agriculture in Saudi Arabia. Finally, Eng Saad el Husseini spoke about the importance of Agriculture in state economy and great nations based on farming, so he aspires to make Kafrelsheikh province breadbasket of Egypt. They discuss many researches made by Egyptian and Arab researches in the field of Agriculture.