Tajikistan, with Korean specialists’ help, plans to expand the area of pistachio plantations. Director of the Forestry Agency under the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan Abdujabbor Yusufzoda told about this at a press conference, reports Avesta.Tj.
According to Yusufzoda, currently, there are over 81,500 hectares of pistachio plantations on the republic’s territory. To update and expand them, negotiations are underway with foreign partners, including the Republic of Korea.
This work aims to create tree nurseries for growing pistachio trees and expand the area of pistachio plantations. Within the framework of this cooperation, it is planned to create 30 hectares of new pistachio plantations.
The Forestry Agency also reported that the republic is studying and introducing the practice of growing Turkish and Iranian varieties of pistachios.
The cost of one kilogram of pistachios in Tajikistan markets ranges from 60 to 140 somoni ($5.37 – 12.52).
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