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Title: The Current State of Farm Mechanization in Cereal Crops in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Authors: Y.A. Alamri
S.H. Alkahtani
S.M. Ismaiel
Issue Date: 2005
Abstract: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has paid attention to the farming sector development, through the development plans, in all its aspects by introducing the modern technology, one of the aspects of such modern technology is farming mechanization to farms Cereal Crops. The purpose of this paper is to Analysis the current status of the farm mechanization in the Kingdom. The results show an increase in the tractors and harvesters numbers during the period 1983-2000, and an increase in the average area of cereals (wheat and barley) served by tractors during the period 1983-1993 and their reduction during the period 1994-2000 and an increase in the average area of cereals served by harvesters during the period 1983-1993 and their reduction during the period 1994-2000. The total annual decrease of medium-range loans, machines, pumps, farm autos and irrigation systems Kingdomwide has reached 133-7,3-4,8-2,6-18,9 million riyals at reduction rate reached 9% - 7% - 4% - 11% and 14% respectively during the period 1403 to 1420 H. The same period subsidies for machines, pumps and farm machines Kingdom wide have been reduced during the period from 1403 – 1420 H at the average of annual reducation reaching 11 and 11 million riyals at the reduction rate of 5% and 7% respectively.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/10291
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