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Walnut growing is a promising branch of Russian agriculture

Walnut Kernel
Russia
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Innovation & Technology
Published Feb 14, 2024

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Russia, known for its production of walnuts and hazelnuts, is set to introduce export duties on unshelled pine nuts from August 2024 to stimulate domestic processing and boost the economy of Siberian and Far Eastern regions. Despite a decline in domestic nut production since 1990, the industry has seen a revival since 2005. The country also imports over 230 thousand tons of various nuts annually and exported 25 thousand tons in 2022, mainly to China.
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The most common types of nuts grown in the Russian Federation are walnuts and hazelnuts In Russia, walnut growing is one of the most promising branches of agriculture. Our country has significant potential for the development of this industry due to the vast areas of fertile land, suitable climate and the presence of various varieties of nuts, as well as the experience that was accumulated during the Soviet period. Experts interviewed by Rossiyskaya Gazeta spoke about this. According to Valeria Gresis, senior lecturer at the RUDN University Department of Agrobiotechnology, the most common types of nuts grown in the Russian Federation are walnuts and hazelnuts. It is also possible to grow pine nuts, chestnuts and peanuts on the territory of our country. At the same time, pine nuts in Russia are produced in industrial quantities; they are harvested mainly in Siberian forests. The main regions of nut production are the Krasnodar and Stavropol territories, the Republic of Crimea, and ...
Source: Specagro
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