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Independent experts nominated by country party

Ahmed Salih

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Soil Science
Natural Resource Management
UN languages spoken



Geographical Focus
Job function
Associate Research Professor
Land and Water Research Centre
Telephone number
249 511 43055
Work experience
· Tillage systems for wheat, cotton and sorghum_x000D_
· Water harvesting techniques in for field crops and tree establishment in rain-fed sector. _x000D_
· Rehabilitaion of degraded soils (soil affected by water erosion)._x000D_
· Crop water requirement.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B. Sc. Agricultural Sc., U. of K., 1975._x000D_
Ph. D. Soil Physics, U. of California, Belgium, USA,1984.
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Farah, S. M.; Salih, A. A.; Taha, A. M. Zain and Ali, I. A. (1997). Grain sorghum response to supplementary irrigation under post-rainy season conditions. Agric. Water Management 33: 31-41. _x000D_
2. Salih, A. A. (1998). Prosopis Chetenis Root and shoot growth in response to soil crepdence and soil matric potential. J. of Arid environments 40:1, pp 43-52. _x000D_
3. David, H. E. and Salih, A. A. (1999). Response of Dwarf Cavendish Banana to Nitrogen fertilization on Heavy Clay Soils. Sud. J. of Agric. Res. (2). _x000D_
4. Salih, A. A.; Babiker, H. M. and M. Ali (1998). Preliminary study on the effect of different tillage system on cotton shoot and root grain. Soil Tillage Research 46(B-4):187._x000D_
5. Salih, A. A.; Ali, I. M.; Alex; Y. Cohen et al. (1999). Rooting, Water uptake and Xylum structure adaptation to drought of two sorghum cultivars. American J. of Crop Sc., Jan.-Feb. 1999.
Other activities
1. Member of the Sudanese Soil Science Scientists (SSSS).
1. Head of Irrigation Management Sector.
Organisation name
Agricultural Research Corporation
Organisation street address
P.O. Box 388
Organisation city
Wad Medani
Organisation country