Farmer in Al-Sharkia, Egypt, Enjoys Higher Wheat Yield with Less Irrigation Water Use (image) International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas Share Print E-Mail Caption Farmer in Al-Sharkia, Egypt, enjoys higher wheat yield with less irrigation water use. The technology 'package' includes improved wheat varieties, raised bed irrigation, and improved agronomic practices, such as conservation agriculture and efficient use of scarce water resources in drylands. Credit Atef Swelam, ICARDA Usage Restrictions Only to be used with reference to ICARDA's research and impacts Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.