Turkmenistan's Balkan and Mary velayats are to harvest 224,000 tons of root crops. The corresponding decree was signed by Serdar Berdymukhamedov, who set a clear plan for the Ministry of Agriculture to ensure the production of this important product this year.
The total area of fields allocated for sugar beet planting in two regions of the country exceeds 17 hectares. At the same time, most of the planted area for sugar beet cultivation is located in Mary velayat - 200 thousand tons of the product is planned to receive from an area of 14.7 thousand hectares. The area of fields for sugar beet cultivation in Balkan velayat is 3 thousand hectares.