SOWN AREA OF SUGAR BEET TO BE INCREASED
Azerbaijan will 7,000 hectares sow sugar beet or 4,500 hectares more as compared 2005, the Azerbaijani Agriculture Ministry told Trend.
The number of the regions sowing sugar beet will grow due to the urgent putting of a sugar plant into exploitation by the Azersun Holding in the Imishli region.
The Company takes some measures, particularly, distributes seeds among farmers, to provide the plant with raw material.
Besides, the employees of the Azersun Holding give farmers necessary methodic advices on growing of sugar beet.
2683 hectares of sugar beet was sown in 12 regions this season.