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May 3 2020

Sweida province produces more than five thousand tons of winter vegetables

Sweida, SANA_ The Directorate of Agriculture in Sweida estimated the production of winter vegetables for the current season at 5,144 tons with an increase of about 1,500 tons from the last season. “The favorable conditions and abundant rains contributed to the increase in the production of this type of vegetables this year,” said Alaa Shuhaib, Assistant Deputy Director of Agriculture Directorate in the province. He explained that the area cultivated with vegetables amounted to 3,120 hectares, with an increase of 600 hectares from the scheduled planting plan. Among the main crops are beans, peas, cabbage, cauliflower, garlic, carrots and onions. …

Apr 26 2020

Central province of Homs produces more than 60,000 tons of almond

Homs, SANA_ The almond production of Homs central province estimated at more than 60,000 tons for this year, most of which are in the eastern countryside. Deputy Director of Homs Agricultural Directorate Tarif Mansour told SANA that the total cultivated area is approximately 61,000 hectares and the number of trees amounts to one million. “We expect production of more than 60,000 tons and Homs remains in first rank at the level of Syria in terms of cultivated areas and amount of production.” He said. The almond tree is one of the economic trees and an important source of livelihood for …