Iran: Harvesting dates have started in the area of 3300 hectares of Nakhilat Karun
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Published Sep 27, 2023
The Director of Karun Agricultural Jihad announced that the date harvesting operation in Karun city has begun and is ongoing. They expect to harvest more than 27,000 tons of dates this year, with an average production yield of 9 tons per hectare. About 70% of the crops in Karun are colonized varieties, while the rest are dedicated to different varieties.
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In an interview with ISNA, Jabar Hammadi, referring to the beginning of date harvesting in Karun city, said: This city has 3,300 hectares of cultivated land, and the harvesting operation of these lands has started and is ongoing. He stated that we expect the average production yield of dates in Nakhilat of Karun city to be 9 tons per hectare, adding: We expect to harvest more than 27,000 tons of dates this year from Nakhilat of the city. The Director of Karun Agricultural Jihad said about the varieties that can be harvested in this city: about 70% of Karun's crops are colonized varieties and the other 30% are dedicated to Barhi, Brim, Zahedi, and Deiri varieties, respectively. Hammadi continued: Harvesting of dates from Nakhilat in the city continues until the end of October, and now ...