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dc.contributorHassan, Sawsanen_US
dc.contributorKaabneh, Awaden_US
dc.creatorLouhaichi, Mouniren_US
dc.identifier.citationMounir Louhaichi, Sawsan Hassan, Awad Kaabneh. (30/12/2020). Dissemination of elite cactus pear accessions to farmers in Jordan.en_US
dc.description.abstractWithin the collaboration program between the National Center for Agricultural Research (NARC) and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), more than 100 accessions of cactus pear were introduced and planted in Muchaqqer station. 50 fruiting type cactus pear accessions were selected to be distributed to the farmers, these accessions showed good performance, Cactus pear accessions present an opportunity to help farmers in Jordan diversify their products and increase their income based on the fact that the market for cactus fruits is very promising in Jordan. The diversity of these accession creates the interest of many farmers to start growing cactus pear. The cactus germplasm collection at Mushaqqar research station has been playing an important role for the high adoption rate of farmers request to introduce cactus pear in their farms. It is considered as a successful collaboration program between NARC and ICARDA. However, there is a need to make sure this germplasm is well maintained and with no risk of being contaminated by the Cochineal which is already found in the northern part of Jordan.en_US
dc.subjectfarmer's perceptionen_US
dc.subjectcactus adoptionen_US
dc.subjectcactus pear fruiten_US
dc.subjectelite accessionsen_US
dc.titleDissemination of elite cactus pear accessions to farmers in Jordanen_US
dc.typeInternal Reporten_US
cg.creator.idLouhaichi, Mounir: 0000-0002-4543-7631en_US
cg.creator.idHassan, Sawsan: 0000-0002-5057-8957en_US
cg.contributor.centerInternational Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas - ICARDAen_US
cg.contributor.centerNational Agricultural Research Center Jordan - NARC Jordanen_US
cg.contributor.crpCGIAR Research Program on Livestock Agri-Food Systems - Livestocken_US
cg.contributor.funderArab Fund for Economic and Social Development - AFESDen_US
cg.contributor.projectStrengthening Innovation and Technology Adoption towards Sustainable Agricultural Productivity in Arab Countriesen_US
cg.contributor.project-lead-instituteInternational Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas - ICARDAen_US
cg.coverage.regionWestern Asiaen_US
dc.identifier.statusOpen accessen_US
mel.funder.grant#Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development - AFESD :2019-02-01619en_US

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