Volumes of stocking of rice are defined
Taking into account soil and climate conditions of Turkmenistan, hydrophilic rice is grown in Dashoguz and Lebap Velayats. There will be 8 000 hectares of rice fields in the northern region and more than 10 000 hectares in Lebap.
The sowing campaign starts in the end of April in Dashoguz Velayat, while in Lebap it is planned to be commenced right after winter crops harvest вЂ“ in June. Lebap rice growers gained considerable experience in receiving of two harvests from the same field sowing winter forage cultures and vegetables as intermediate ones. Generally, the rice is started to be harvested from October to the middle of November. Harvesting combines вЂњJohn DeereвЂќ and вЂњCaseвЂќ are used for the campaign.
Harvest output of the culture in Turkmenistan is average 40-45 metric centners and above from one hectare. Following long experience of rice growing, the seeds of well-recommended spices in local soil and climate conditions like early and highly productive вЂњNukus вЂ“ 2вЂќ as well as вЂњAk MerjenвЂќ. вЂњAvangardвЂќ, вЂњ FlagmanвЂќ, вЂњ Kuban вЂ“ 3вЂќ will be sown. Four thousand tons of the seeds are stocked for the beginning of the campaign.
Scientifically proved crop rotation and adherence to agro technical requirements are the most important conditions for receiving planned volumes of high quality Turkmen rice of the best types.