Potato harvest observes decline in Azerbaijan

12:46 - 8.12.2023

December 8, Fineko/abc.az. Over Jan-Oct 2023, Azerbaijan harvested potatoes from an area of 49,430.5 hectares out of 49,475.5 hectares of crop area.

ABC.AZ was informed at the State Statistics Committee that the harvest area is 5,435.5 hectares, or 9.8% less than last year. The harvest area was 99% of the area sown.

Potatoes were harvested from an area of 54,775 hectares for the 2022 same term.

The weight of potatoes from cultivated areas for Jan-Oct 2023 reached 989,349.9 tons (41,753.6 tons or 4% less than a year ago). From January to October 2022, a total of 1,031,103.5 tons of potatoes were harvested. And the weight of potatoes harvested from each hectare reached 200.1 quintals (11.9 quintals, or 6.3% less than in the last year).

Over Jan-Oct 2022, the yield totaled 188.2 quintals per hectare.

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