Iran: 2,400 hectares under greenhouse cultivation in Isfahan province

As stated by the deputy head of Isfahan province’s Agriculture Department, 2,400 hectares of land are under greenhouse cultivation in this province. Asghar Rostami, the deputy head of the mentioned department for plant production improvement, said that Isfahan is in first place in the country in the development of greenhouse cultivation.

Regarding the area under cultivation, production, and packaging, Isfahan has the first rank in terms of greenhouse products in the country. Besides, the four-season feature of Isfahan is a very suitable feature for greenhouse cultivation.

Of course, the development of greenhouse cultivation is implemented in an area that has sufficient, stable, and high-quality water, the official noted. Products such as cut flowers, bell peppers, tomatoes, eggplants, and cucumbers are among the greenhouse products of the province, he said, adding that bell peppers account for more than 90 percent of production in this regard.

Regarding the export of greenhouse products from Isfahan, he said: “Currently, bell pepper has the first priority in exports and is exported to Eurasian countries, the Persian Gulf littoral states, and Russia.”

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