In the north of the country fall-planted potato harvesting is going on. Hundreds ton of the second growth were gathered from the fields of the etrap named after Gurbansoltan-eje, where the “earth apple” was planted on 450 hectares. At the crop yield not less than 140 centner of tubers from every hectare, domestic potato growers expect to collect over six thousand tons of crops in a short time. It should be noted that this year they have already been able to procure more than thirteen thousand tons of spring-planted potatoes.
The autumn potato is also harvested these days in the etrap named after S.A. Niyazov and Gubadag etrap. in the etrap named after S.A. Niyazov the crop was grown on 200 hectares in the daykhan association «Nowbahor», the farmers of which hold out hope for the heavy crop equal to 2800 ton. In general, in the Dashoguz velayat, 800 hectares were allocated for autumn potatoes this year. High-yielding medium-early and early Dutch varieties that are most suitable for local soil and climatic conditions were used as a seed.
In accordance with task set before the domestic agro-industrial complex, the agriculturalists of the north region try to rump up agricultural production, based on the scientifically grounded economic methods, selection and more rational use fitting for different plants land fields, including double cropping of various crops. Thus, in Dashoguz velayat, along with potato, also in spring and autumn, onions and carrots are successfully grown in large volumes.