Harvest Drop in Azerbaijan Due to Unfavorable Weather
Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. S.Babayeva / The Azerbaijani State Statistic Committee has reported that harvesting in Azerbaijan has dropped by 23.4%, or by 282,002 tons at the beginning of July.
Unfavourable weather conditions have hindered the growth of grain, which in turn has lead to a drop in harvesting.
70% of grain in an area was picked. Some 922,003 tons of grain was picked on 355,006 hectares. Productivity made up 25,9 centner of grains on the 1 hectare. Vegetables made up 263,007 tons (+2,6%), 226,008 tons of potatoes (-2,8%), 14.000 tons of melons and gourds (-1,2%) and 60,001 tons of fruits (-3,2%).