In 2022, Uzbekistan plans to plant 2.7 thousand hectares of almond orchards

Almond Kernel
Published Mar 4, 2022

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Almonds bloom earlier than other fruit trees - in February or early March. And in Uzbekistan this year, the first flowering of almonds could be observed even at the end of January. This is the very first harbinger of spring from fruit trees. And therefore it is more at risk of sudden and severe spring frosts.

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But the volume of the almond crop as a whole is growing annually throughout the country, as well as the area of orchards for planting and growing it, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Uzbekistan reports. At present, the area of almond orchards is increasing in the country. If in 2020 there were 8.8 thousand hectares of almond plantations in the country with an average yield of 9.7 tons per hectare, then in 2021 these areas almost doubled and amounted to 15.7 thousand hectares and 9.8 tons of products per hectare. In 2022, measures are being taken to plant almond orchards on another 2.7 thousand hectares in Jizzakh, Kashkadarya, Samarkand, Surkhandarya and Tashkent regions. Export Import In 2021, Uzbek almonds went to 34 countries, with the largest volume to the Republic of Kyrgyzstan (485 tons), France (260 tons), Kazakhstan (191 tons), UAE (174 tons), Italy (74 tons). In total, 1,520 tons of almonds were exported in the amount of 6.7 million US ...
Source: Eastfruit
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