There are 1850 hectares of pomegranate orchard in the republic, of which 847 hectares to be gathered.
Gross yield of pomegranate amounted to 4890 tons. Deputy Minister
STEPANAKERT, NOVEMBER 18, ARTSAKHPRESS: Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Artsakh Vilen Avetisyan told "Artsakhpress", noting that as of today 794 hectares have been already gathered.
According to Avetisyan, the gross yield amounted to 4890 tons. The average yield is 61, 6 cents per hectare.
This year we had a good pomegranate harvest. In the current year, the average market price for pomegranate was 200-300 AMD, and the pomegranate harvest is accepted by processing plants at 100-150 AMD. We also export pomegranate to the Russian Federation,”added Avetisyan.
Based on the applications received by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Artsakh, it is planned to establish 200-300 hectares of pomegranate by the end of the year. Land users are provided with pomegranate seedlings.