Agriculture appeared in Egypt about 6000 BC, where historical studies indicated that the inhabitants of Meredh Beni Salama and Fayoum cities have known the arts of agriculture in 5500 BC.
Egyptian agriculture has been associated with the River Nile.
The main crops planted by the ancient Egyptians are wheat, flax and some legumes such as chickpeas, lentils, beans, lupine and many vegetables such as onions, lettuce and garlic.
Ancient Egyptians also succeeded in planting many fruit such as figs, pomegranates, pears, grapes, palm and papyrus and acacia the lotus and indigo, carob and henna, roses and the ring and berries, mint, Doom and clover and thyme, jasmine, cinnamon, saffron, cabbage, melon, peach, ebony and oak.
This shows the progress and the importance of agriculture in Egypt, and the progress and development since the ancient Egyptians eras till present.
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