Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
John C. Malechek
The Gezira is an area of land, a part of the Democratic Republic of the Sudan, which lies between the Blue Nile and the White Nile. The area extends in a triangular shape from the junction of the two Niles at Khartoum on the north to the city of Sennar on the south (Figure 1). The area of this extremely flat plain is approximately two million hectares, one million of which are irrigable. It is considered the largest farm under one management in the world (Barbour, 1961).
Osman, Abdel Gader Ahmed, "Integration of Forage Production and Range Improvement in the Irrigated Gezira Scheme in the Sudan" (1975). All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 979.
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