Artículos - Control of plantings throughout Jordan in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture of Jordan and the Jordan River Foundation

The Jordan Ministry of Agriculture is doing trials all over the country with the Groasis waterboxx
 
The Jordan Ministry of Agriculture is doing trials all over the country with the Groasis waterboxx
This is the trial on the nursery in Jerash near Amman the capital city
 
This is the trial on the nursery in Jerash near Amman the capital city
The Al Faisal Research Station has planted Hibiscus, grapes, olives and figs
 
The Al Faisal Research Station has planted Hibiscus, grapes, olives and figs
As a control they planted figs that are daily irrigated the fig is down and the spinkler up in the picture
 
As a control they planted figs that are daily irrigated the fig is down and the spinkler up in the picture
Mr. Mousa Natshe the Project-coordinator from the Jordan Ministry of Agriculture explains Pieter Hoff the trials they are doing
 
Mr. Mousa Natshe the Project-coordinator from the Jordan Ministry of Agriculture explains Pieter Hoff the trials they are doing
All plants develop well although temperatures went up to +41 °C.
 
All plants develop well although temperatures went up to +41 °C.
Detail of healthy well growing grape in Groasis waterboxx at nursery of Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan
 
Detail of healthy well growing grape in Groasis waterboxx at nursery of Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan
Survey of the trial from the Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan with the Groasis waterboxx
 
Survey of the trial from the Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan with the Groasis waterboxx
We went to the South passing the impressive desert where hundreds of thousands of sheep and goats destroy nature
 
We went to the South passing the impressive desert where hundreds of thousands of sheep and goats destroy nature
Pieter Hoff takes a picture of a herd of sheep and goats
 
Pieter Hoff takes a picture of a herd of sheep and goats
In the Bible the Jordan area was the promised land of milk and honey. Goat and sheep ended this paradise and changed it into a desert
 
In the Bible the Jordan area was the promised land of milk and honey. Goat and sheep ended this paradise and changed it into a desert
We arrive at Al-Hassan Agricultural Research Station in Tafileh in the South of Jordan
 
We arrive at Al-Hassan Agricultural Research Station in Tafileh in the South of Jordan
The Al-Hassan Research Station is doing trials with grapes and other interesting fruit trees with the waterboxx
 
The Al-Hassan Research Station is doing trials with grapes and other interesting fruit trees with the waterboxx
Pieter Hoff gives a planting instruction on how to implement the whole Groasis Technology
 
Pieter Hoff gives a planting instruction on how to implement the whole Groasis Technology
After planting the group discusses the great opportunities that the Groasis Technology offers for the South of Jordan that has no water to irrigate
 
After planting the group discusses the great opportunities that the Groasis Technology offers for the South of Jordan that has no water to irrigate
While using the Groasis waterboxx in the South of Jordan a one time 60 liters is sufficient to plant and let the trees grow
 
While using the Groasis waterboxx in the South of Jordan a one time 60 liters is sufficient to plant and let the trees grow
The team of Al-Hassan Research Station invites you to visit the Groasis waterboxx trials in South Jordan
 
The team of Al-Hassan Research Station invites you to visit the Groasis waterboxx trials in South Jordan
Mr. Mike Schuring Groasis distributor for Jordan and Libanon is happy with the cooperation with this knowledgable Institute
 
Mr. Mike Schuring Groasis distributor for Jordan and Libanon is happy with the cooperation with this knowledgable Institute
Then we go to Mr. Ziad Saoudi a grower in Tafileh in the South of Jordan who wants to plant grapes without irrigation
 
Then we go to Mr. Ziad Saoudi a grower in Tafileh in the South of Jordan who wants to plant grapes without irrigation
Pieter Hoff teaches him on how to plant without destroying the capillary water transport system of the soil
 
Pieter Hoff teaches him on how to plant without destroying the capillary water transport system of the soil
He is allowed to dig the planting place for the waterboxx only 20 cm deep and then fill it with 20 liters of water on this heavy soil and wait one day
 
He is allowed to dig the planting place for the waterboxx only 20 cm deep and then fill it with 20 liters of water on this heavy soil and wait one day
The next day he makes the planting hole with the size of the pot. This way the secundary side roots enter soil with an intact capillary water transport system
 
The next day he makes the planting hole with the size of the pot. This way the secundary side roots enter soil with an intact capillary water transport system
He cuts the plastic on the side but leaves it around the pot and plants the grape
 
He cuts the plastic on the side but leaves it around the pot and plants the grape
After planting he takes the plastic carefully off the roots
 
After planting he takes the plastic carefully off the roots
Then he puts the carton cover and puts soil on it
 
Then he puts the carton cover and puts soil on it
Then he puts the box on the plant and gives 4 liters of water in the center opening and 16 liters in the waterboxx
 
Then he puts the box on the plant and gives 4 liters of water in the center opening and 16 liters in the waterboxx
Mr. Mousa Natshe project coordinator of the Jordan Ministry of Agriculture and Mr. Ziad Saoudi the grape grower in Tafileh
 
Mr. Mousa Natshe project coordinator of the Jordan Ministry of Agriculture and Mr. Ziad Saoudi the grape grower in Tafileh
Then we go back to the North again passing the curses of the desert, the goats and the sheep
 
Then we go back to the North again passing the curses of the desert, the goats and the sheep
We arrive in Na\'ur where we have a very successful planting of grapes
 
We arrive in Na'ur where we have a very successful planting of grapes
This is the size of the plants while planting on April 25 2012
 
This is the size of the plants while planting on April 25 2012
This is the size of the plants on June 26 2012 the hot Summer is no problem while planting with the waterboxx
 
This is the size of the plants on June 26 2012 the hot Summer is no problem while planting with the waterboxx
We pruned the roots to take off the horizontally growing parts of the primary root
 
We pruned the roots to take off the horizontally growing parts of the primary root
We pruned the stem to prevent evaporation through the leaves
 
We pruned the stem to prevent evaporation through the leaves
This was the size of the vines after planting on April 25 2012
 
This was the size of the vines after planting on April 25 2012
The plants are now app. 60 cm long this means a growth in length of one cm per day
 
The plants are now app. 60 cm long this means a growth in length of one cm per day
Mr. Adnan Makameen the owner is happy with this fantastic result.
 
Mr. Adnan Makameen the owner is happy with this fantastic result.
We then visit the next place in Na\'ur where the grower plants a combination of beans and grapes to get some liquidity while waiting on his grape crops
 
We then visit the next place in Na'ur where the grower plants a combination of beans and grapes to get some liquidity while waiting on his grape crops
He has planted  a local very resistant delicious table grape variety
 
He has planted  a local very resistant delicious table grape variety
Grapes from the local Jordan grape variety
 
Grapes from the local Jordan grape variety
The beauty of Jordan organically grown grapes without the use of pesticides
 
The beauty of Jordan organically grown grapes without the use of pesticides
This is the soil where Mr.Radwan Masa\'feh grows his local grape variety
 
This is the soil where Mr.Radwan Masa'feh grows his local grape variety
In March 2012 he planted this grape with irrigation
 
In March 2012 he planted this grape with irrigation
In May 2012 he planted this grape with the Groasis waterboxx it is clear that the cooling effect of the waterboxx has a positive effect on the growth
 
In May 2012 he planted this grape with the Groasis waterboxx it is clear that the cooling effect of the waterboxx has a positive effect on the growth
Mr. Radwan Masa\'feh shows a grape that has grown 61 cm in 46 days
 
Mr. Radwan Masa'feh shows a grape that has grown 61 cm in 46 days
We then visit the area of Jerash where there is no soft fertile soil, only hard rocks
 
We then visit the area of Jerash where there is no soft fertile soil, only hard rocks
We visit Mr. Bassam Bani Amer wo has planted grapes with the Groasis waterboxx on his land full of rocks
 
We visit Mr. Bassam Bani Amer wo has planted grapes with the Groasis waterboxx on his land full of rocks
Planting with the Groasis waterboxx on rocks is no probleem the grapes grow well
 
Planting with the Groasis waterboxx on rocks is no probleem the grapes grow well
Survey of the land where Mr. Bassam Bani Amer has planted his grapes
 
Survey of the land where Mr. Bassam Bani Amer has planted his grapes
Mr. Pieter Hoff and Mr. Mousa Natshe explain planting details to Mr. Bassam Bani Amer
 
Mr. Pieter Hoff and Mr. Mousa Natshe explain planting details to Mr. Bassam Bani Amer
Detail of well growing grape on rocks in Rhaba Iribd Jordan
 
Detail of well growing grape on rocks in Rhaba Iribd Jordan
Rocks, high temperatures above 42 °C , no irrigation and still a good result with the waterboxx
 
Rocks, high temperatures above 42 °C , no irrigation and still a good result with the waterboxx
It is no problem to plant on steepy slopes with the Groasis waterboxx
 
It is no problem to plant on steepy slopes with the Groasis waterboxx
Our following visit goes to Mr. Bashar Zarraq in the place Samad Irbid about 80 km  north from Amman Jordan
 
Our following visit goes to Mr. Bashar Zarraq in the place Samad Irbid about 80 km  north from Amman Jordan
Pieter Hoff checks the development of the grape in the waterboxx
 
Pieter Hoff checks the development of the grape in the waterboxx
The development of the grapes is OK
 
The development of the grapes is OK
 
 
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