Focus on Seed Programs The Seed Industry in Jordan
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Yaser Momany. (1/1/2001). Focus on Seed Programs The Seed Industry in Jordan. Lebanon: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
Jordan is located between 32o and 29o N latitude and 39o and 35o E longitude. It is bordered by the Palestine Authority in the west, Iraq and Saudi Arabia in the east, Syria in the north and Saudi Arabia in the south. The country has a total area of 8.93 million hectare of which arable land occupy 7.8%. Agricultural production is mainly rainfed (98%) and field crops (i.e. cereals, food and feed legumes), orchards (mainly olive trees) and vegetables occupy 65.5%, 25.5%, 9.0%, respectively.
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