Hormozgan farmers Started harvest the eggplant from 12 thousand hectares.
Deputy Director of improving production of Hormozgan agricultural Jihad organization said: the forecast this year is more than 450 thousand tons of Eggplant that are harvested from farms in Hormozgan, the performance of this product per ha, 37 tons.
According to the Information and news reports the public relations unit Agriculture Organization of Hormozgan, Mr. Hosseini, said: due to the utilization healthy seedling and technical principles ,the fight against pests and diseases produced this year compared to a year ago5% increase.
He said: Bandar Abbas , Minab and Rudan County are important areas in production of eggplants in the provinces.
Mr. Hosseini said: Hormozgan ranked first in the production of Eggplant in the country and products produced in addition to supply in the provinces be sent toTehran, Esfahan, Qom, Fars, Khorasan, Eastern and Western Azerbaijan markets.
He added: part of products manufactured be sent to the Persian Gulf region.
He said:kalnia, Taki and danesh of the most important varieties are cultivated in the province.
Mr. Hosseini added: harvest season from late November until the May.