More than 294,1 thousand tons of potatoes were produced by farms and public farms in Tajikistan as of the beginning of the second decade of September this year, reports Avesta.Tj with reference to the Ministry of Agriculture of the country.
According to the source, for the indicated period, the production of potatoes increased by 2018 thousand tons compared to the same period in 3,4.
Potato harvest, on average, amounted to more than 180 centners per hectare. In total, potatoes on farms and public farms were planted on an area of more than 33,6 thousand ha.
Potatoes are harvested from an area of more than 15,6 thousand ha.
The republic mainly produces such varieties of potatoes as "Picasso", "Dusti", "Durakhshon", "Lorh", "Nevsky".
Earlier EastFruit wrote that the farmers of the northern part of Tajikistan this year produced more than 112, 865 thousand tons of potatoes, which is 7,5 thousand tons more than last year. Less than half of the harvested crop will go for sale, and the rest will be stored until the upcoming winter.
A source: Eastfruit