Decrease in almond production in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari orchards, Iran
According to IRIB NEWS AGENCY, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari center’s director of horticulture said: It is expected that this year, due to spring frost, about 15 thousand tons of almonds will be harvested from Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari orchards. Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province is one of the provinces of Iran. It lies in the southwestern part of the country.
Mr. Shirani added: Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province is the hub of almond production in the country and more than 24 thousand tons of almonds were harvested from the orchards of this province every year.
According to him, the harvesting of almonds continues until the middle of September in the province, and the varieties of almonds produced in the province are Mamra, Rabi, Sefid, Sangi and Shahroudi.
The director of horticulture of the province added: Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari has been the first producer of almonds in the country for the past 12 years, and due to its high quality, it has been able to enter the world market, so that the largest amount of almonds are exported to India.
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