More than 920 tons of greenhouse vegetables were harvested in Tajikistan.
Over 534.6 tons of tomatoes, 102.4 tons of cucumbers and more than 283 tons of other vegetables were harvested from greenhouses in Tajikistan as of the beginning of May, Avesta.Tj reports.
According to the Department of Crop Production of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tajikistan, greenhouse vegetables grow on a surface of about 86 hectares.
Vegetables were planted in greenhouses (tunnels) on an area of 85.1 hectares in Tajikistan this year. Tomatoes are grown on an area of 53.2 hectares, cucumbers – 15 hectares, and other types of vegetables grow in the rest of the greenhouses.
Meanwhile, a kilogram of tomatoes in the markets of the central part of Tajikistan, costs from 15 to 20 somoni ($ 1.33 – 1.75) depending on the variety.
EastFruit previously reported that the price of onion in Tajikistan dropped by 55% over the last week. By the end of the week, onions in Tajikistan cost $ 0.05 per kg. Analysts of the EastFruit project explain that this is a crisis for onion producers, since the mass season has not even begun yet, and the price has already reached minimum levels.
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