Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 10
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Fifty percent of 300,000 tons of products produced in greenhouses of Iran’s Isfahan province is exported to neighbouring countries, head of the department of Agriculture Organization of Isfahan province Ahmedreza Reisizadeh said.
Sweet peppers, eggplants, tomatoes, cucumbers and greens grown in the province are exported to the Persian Gulf countries, Russia, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Reisizadeh added, Trend reports referring to IRNA.
There are 3,500 production facilities in the province while greenhouses cover an area of more than 1,700 hectares, he said.
Greens and vegetables are grown in a 1,500 hectare-territory, flowers and decorative flowers - in a 200 hectare-territory, Reisizadeh added.
Besides vegetables, more than 100 million flowers and decorative flowers are grown and sold in the local and foreign markets, he said.
Reisizadeh added that over 17,000 people are working in this area.
About 3.25 million tons of agricultural products are grown in the province.