The Head of the State visits the exhibition of domestic agricultural complex in Dashoguz velayat

There are spare parts for previously purchased agricultural equipment for foreign manufacturers including cultivator and ploughs from CLAAS (Germany), Kvernelan (Norway), Pottinger (Austria), combines and tractors from John Deere (USA) as well as diesel engines, water pumps and others among the exibits.

Mobile exhibition attracted attention not only by technical innovations. The gifts of Turkmen land, where samples of traditional for our natural and climate conditions cultures and those, which were successfully underwent probation in hot and water-short region � so called arid zone were presented.

For example, potato from Holland produced good results during trial planting. Bereketli mung beans are also very perspective for production. Unlike other species of mung beans, which spread on the ground, this species is formed in the shape of bushes what allows machinery harvesting.

The opportunities of domestic agricultural complex and food industry are visually illustrated by wide variety of pastry and packed wheat flour. There are also various species of the wheat including new highly productive Berkarar and Garashsyzlyk wheat, seeds of Bitarap and Miras winter crops.

Famous Dashoguz rice, offered to the consumers in 1, 2, 3, 5 and 10 kg, attracted special interest of Presdient Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The demand for this agricultural product is traditionally very high in our country.

Bulk mung beans, peas, sesame, barley, millet, corn, sorghum are demonstrated next to it. By the way, when planting the sorghum, the salts are extracted from the soil. Turkmen species of corn Lachyn, Paytagt and Anew � 62 are perspective for food industry and livestock farming.

It goes without saying that honourable place in the exposition was occupied by Turkmen melons and watermelons, pumpkins and eggplants, tomatoes and cucumbers, white cabbages and cauliflowers, apples and pears, grapes, lemons, pomegranates, paprika and many others.

From the times immortal, our talented ancestors bred winter species of melons and yet they found the method of long preservation of it � tying the melon by local reeds (yeken), they hung it in special room where sweet fruits were able to be kept until next harvest. Their descendants successfully implement this method.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper