Uzbekistan to cultivate Tatarstani sorts of cereals, beans, potatoes
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 23
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
Uzbekistan is ready to test the Tatarstani sorts of winter cereals, beans and potatoes in conditions of the Tashkent region, Uzbek media reported referring to Head of the Agriculture Department of Uzbekistan Sadi Shermatov.
The Uzbek side made the announcement upon the visit of a delegation of the Tashkent region, headed by Shermatov, to Tatarstan, a republic in the Russian Federation.
During the visit, the delegation got acquainted with plant cultivation and production in Tatarstan.
The Uzbek delegation visited the Maisky greenhouse complex. Taking into account the peculiarities of the climatic conditions of Uzbekistan, experts of the greenhouse complex recommended that the Uzbek side consider possibility of using the 5th generation greenhouses, developed using the Ultra Clima technology.
The working visit was continued at the Tatar Scientific Research Institute of Agriculture (TSRIA) of the Kazan Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, where round table discussions on cooperation in selection, seed farming and reclamation were held.
The meeting was attended by the head of the TSRIA, Marcel Tagirov, the general director of the Elite Seeds of Tatarstan Association Yuri Yerov, the specialists of the Agriculture Ministry of the Republic of Tatarstan, the branch of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise (FSUE) Rosselkhoztsentr in the Republic of Tatarstan, Tatmeliovodkhoz FSUE, Tatagrokhim OJSC, Tatarsky FSUE, as well as by scientists of TSRIA.
Uzbekistan will also study experience of Russia's Tatarstan in fish production for implementation of projects aimed at developing fishing industry within the framework of a newly created free economic zone.
With this purpose, the delegation of Uzbekistan visited the Laishevsky district of Tatarstan, where they got acquainted with the project of the Biosphere-Fish farm.
The project provides for cultivation of 6 million sterlet fry and trout. The project will allow producing 50 tons of fish meat.
It was earlier reported that Uzbekistan will create the first free economic zone for development of fish farming.
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