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19-08-2014, 15:11

665 Thousand Tons of Grain Harvested in Tajikistan


Avesta.Tj | 19.08.2014 | Around 665 thousand tons of grain have been harvested in Tajikistan by August 18, Agriculture Ministry’s press service said Tuesday.


The harvest was gathered from 243.9 thousand hectares, which makes 83.5% of the total sown area. The average yield comprises 28.4 centners per hectare. 130 harvesters are involved to collect grains.


The largest amount of grains was harvested in Khatlon region – 409.7 thousand ton (34 centners per hectare).


Meanwhile, Suhgd region gathered 107 thousand tons, Gorno-Badakhshan – 1,291 tons; Districts of Republican Subordination – 124.6 thousand tons.


Last year, Tajikistan sowed grains on 315.4 thousand hectares of land, and harvested the total amount of 891.5 thousand ton of grains.