Economic Study of Growing Some Succulent Plants in Matrouh Governorate, Egypt


Published: 2022-01-17

Page: 26-38

Sherine Fathi Mansour *

Department of Agricultural Economics, Desert Research Center, Egypt.

Fatma Ali Ahmed

Department of Chemistry for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Desert Research Center, Egypt.

Hussein Mohamed Tohamy

Department of Rural Sociology, Desert Research Center, Egypt.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


This study examines the main economic aspects of prickly pear production in Egypt. In particular, following a brief introduction which production for prickly pear production, the study presents analyze the economic feasibility of manufacturing different Prickly pear products and measure the value-added generated by manufacturing products through assessment the project (Maximizing the use of succulent plants for the development of communities in Matrouh governorate).

Overall, the recent expansion in production, in the face of a slight reduction in profitability, confirms the strength of this product in the market. This is despite the poor structure of marketing and trading institutions, and the lack of serious promotion efforts. In this context, there appears to be a significant role for public intervention.

Keywords: Prickly pear, economic feasibility, production, succulent plants, Egypt, value - added

How to Cite

Mansour, S. F., Ahmed, F. A., & Tohamy, H. M. (2022). Economic Study of Growing Some Succulent Plants in Matrouh Governorate, Egypt. Asian Journal of Research in Biosciences, 4(1), 26–38. Retrieved from


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