Turkmenistan working on construction of intermediate crops
BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 17
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
Turkmenistan is working on growing intermediate crops, Trend reports with reference to Turkmenportal information portal.
About 60,000 hectares of land released from winter wheat were sown with intermediate crops this year in Turkmenistan’s Lebap region.
The range of intermediate crops increases every year, resulting in an increase in the area of millet, sesame and peanut fields. This year about 200 tons of millet and about 50 tons of peanut were manufactured only in Kerki district of Lebap region.
For the first time this year, crops such as sunflower, sesame, white durra and rice were harvested on the Golestan plateau of the Kerki district.
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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