THE EXTENT OF LOSSES WAS SPECIFIED
Specialists of the Division of Plant Growing and Plant Protection of the Staff of the Ministry of Agriculture of NKR were recently in Martuni region. The aim of the visit was to study tobacco fields affected by the negative temperature established in these days in the territory of the Republic in the result of which the surfaces of the frosted areas and approximate crop losses were specified. Besides, the specialists met the representatives of district administration, “Masis Tobacco” LLC and land users. During the meeting, the issues raised by the land users, suggestions and ways out of the situation were discussed.
It is also important to note that 163.0 hectares of tobacco were sown to crops in 2016. The harvest was carried out on 145.0 hectares. The gross harvest amounted to 1851.2 tonnes, average yield- 127.8 centners / ha.