Agrarians of Tajikistan expect to harvest 1.1 million tons of potatoes in 2023

Updated Jul 18, 2023
According to the long-term plan, about 1.1 million tons of potatoes will be harvested in Tajikistan in 2023, Khovar writes with reference to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tajikistan. “Potatoes are grown in the country in almost all cities and regions. This year, the area under potatoes is 2,474.5 hectares more than last year. According to statistics, lands under potatoes occupy 58,566.3 hectares. Until July 1, 261,510 tons of potatoes have been harvested in the republic.
Until the end of the season, another potato crop will be harvested, ”the source said. The leaders in potato production are Penjikent, Rasht, Mastchokh, Istaravshan, Darvaz, Vose, Kulyab, Lakhsh, Devashtich. “To date, 165,762 tons have been collected in Khatlon region, 43,342 tons in Sughd region, 20,840 tons in Vahdat, and 11,527 tons in Rudaki region. To obtain a high yield of potatoes, quality seeds are imported. In 2023, according to the Customs Service of Tajikistan, 1,677 tons of high-quality seed potatoes were imported,” the ministry said. There are 394 storage facilities for storing potatoes throughout the country. See also: The collapse of prices for tomatoes in Tajikistan to an incredible level Meanwhile, as the agrarians of the Khatlon region said, the re-planting of potatoes will begin in August, and by ...
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