Over 1974,7 thousand of grain cropped in Azerbaijan
The grain crop in Azerbaijan is performed in the volume of 1974,7 thousand tons since the start of the year. The harvesting is implemented on the area of 770,300 hectares, the yield per one hectare is 25,6 centners, the State Statistical Committee told Trend. For the moment all works on harvesting of cereals are completed.
The forecast for grain and legumes crop for 2005 is 2,250,000 tons.
Besides, the maize production is increasing annually. During this period, 143,300 tons of maize has been harvested from the area of 30,500 hectares. The growth of the maize production is 5,3 % as compared to 2004.