Sweida production of cucumber expected to reach 1,100 tons

Sweida, SANA –  Sweida Agriculture Directorate estimated that the total production of cucumber in the province for the current season will reach 1,098 tons.

Director of Sweida Agriculture Department Ayham Hamed said in a statement to SANA reporter that the current season is better than the previous ones due to increasing the areas cultivated with cucumber, in addition to encouraging farmers to cultivate the crop within the approved agricultural plans.

 

Hamed said that the areas cultivated with cucumber for the current season is 390 dunums, all of them irrigated from wells.

During the previous season, Sweida province produced 940 tons of cucumber.

Hybah Sleman /Hazem Sabbagh

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