Turkmenistan’s Dashoguz region increases area for mung bean cultivation

Business Materials 2 November 2020 12:00 (UTC +04:00)
Turkmenistan’s Dashoguz region increases area for mung bean cultivation

BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 2

By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:

Areas for cultivation of mung bean have been increased in Turkmenistan’s Dashoguz region, Trend reports with reference to Neutral Turkmenistan electronic newspaper.

Some 7,250 hectares of land are allocated for the cultivation of mung bean in the region.

According to the newspaper, private structures in the region are also actively involved in harvesting.

Greenhouses have been built and put into operation in the Dashoguz region in recent years. As a result, the production of vegetable products has significantly increased. New greenhouses are being built in a number of districts of Turkmenistan's Dashoguz region, which is of great importance in increasing the production of environmentally friendly products.

As it was reported earlier, mung bean was planted on 3,700 hectares, mainly as an intermediate crop after harvesting winter wheat in the Dashoguz region of Turkmenistan. So, according to the plan, this year at least 5,500 tons of mung bean crop should have been collected from the fields.

Reportedly, agriculture in Turkmenistan is developing rapidly. It is one of the most important sectors of the country's economy. The main types of agricultural crops grown on the territory of Turkmenistan are wheat, cotton, rice, sugar beet, fodder, vegetable and fruits.

The development of agriculture is carried out on a scientific basis. Various types of agricultural crops are grown taking into account the agroecological characteristics of the country's regions.

Special attention is paid to increasing the volume of products in Turkmenistan. As a result, in recent years, the country has increased the production of vegetables and fruit and berries and enlarged the area of perennial plants, vineyards and greenhouses.

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