Sudan is considered the most prepared for self-sufficiency
and open door for exportation sugar to the world and Arab countries in Sudan Sugar production from sugar cane only. The experiences conducted in Sugar beet crop during last two decades in the Northern and central states of the Sudan including Gezira state.
have proved success in the sugar beet cultivation. The Gezira State, which is bestowed with tremendous and distinguished potentialities of agriculture, is considered the most qualified state in Sudan to enter the cultivation and manufacturing of sugar beet.
The Gezira State was given a special consideration and position due leading role in the field of agricultural production and growing sugar beet crop as a prospective crop for sugar production and others industrials. The sugar beet can be cultivated in different types of soil with good drainage, fertilization and high salinity in the soil, in which many crops do not able to bear. The research conducted in this regard by Gezira Scheme, Alrahad, Al-Genaid Research Center, Um Barona Mashtal and Gezira University have led to positive results, in terms of application of technical and productive packages at an area of 214 acres.
The State has given concern to preparing the technical package for sugar beet production by giving care to the agricultural operations related to its cultivation which representing the land ,time of cultivation , the way of cultivation,fertilization,irrigation,and weed and pest control
The existence of the Agriculture Research Center , Suger Research Center in Genaid and the Sugar Institute- Gezira University which all provide the base of solid knowledge and process that the state rely on to enter the cultivation field and contribute in manufacturing of sugar beet.