Programs

Estidamah runs an integrated suite of programs to test the different factors affecting vegetable production in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, including greenhouse technology, cultural practices, crop management, integrated pest management…etc. 
 

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Vertical farming, also known as indoor farming, has gained a lot of interest in the recent years, since the market is getting more demanding, in terms of quality of the produce which should be pesticide-free, tasty and available all year.

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Programs

Plant nutrition and fertilization practices are important components of the good agricultural practices (GAP).

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Estidamah’s IPM program incorporates a wide range of practices, including crop rotation, cultural control measures, biosocial control, and other alternative techniques.

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Soilless Culture and Growing Media

In the Kingdom, soilless culture is considered an ideal solution to overcome problems of soil-borne pathogens, and a promising technique to control water and nutrition consumption.

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Estidamah research programs focus on improving the crop management cultural practices that apply good agriculture practices (GAP) for all cultivated crops to achieve maximum production with high safety standards.

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Green House Technology

Estidamah tests and adapts different greenhouse technologies to maximize the production and improve the quality of vegetable crops.

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Water Use Efficiency and Water Quality

To increase water use efficiency, Estidamah focuses on modern techniques that help to reduce cooling water demands and increasing yield production per cultivated area

Research Themes

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