Objective: To promote profitable vegetable production in the Southern Arava.

  • Trials to find  new, improved varieties compatible to the conditions in the Southern Arava.
  • Increased profitability as a result of improved overall yields, increased export market production, and improved and higher quality produce.
  • Solutions to agro-technical dilemmas (production methods, irrigation scheduling, disease and insect management, postharvest techniques).
  • Introduction of new crops.