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Azerbaijan pans to collect 2,250m tons of grains

25 February 2005 [16:39] - TODAY.AZ
As of preliminary forecasts, in 2005 Azerbaijan will harvest 2,250 million tons of grains. The sowing of grains started in the country early April, Trend reports.
In 2005 the cotton production in the country is expected to comprise 160,000 tons, potatoes - 870,000 tons, vegetables - 1,100 million tons, fruits - 370,000 tons, meat - 163,000 tons, and 900 million eggs.

In 2004 Azerbaijan harvested 2,158 million tons of grains from 815,000h, of 100,383 tons more as compared to 2003.

In 2004 the amount of cotton harvesting comprised 135,685 tons, sugar beans - 56,849 tons, potato - 898,985 tons (65,795h), vegetables - over 1 million tons (77,240h), fruits - 420,387 tons, grapes - 54,900 tons, tobacco - 6518 tons, tea leaves - 1048 tons.
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