The Grain yield because of a drought in Transbaikalia will be reduced to 46 %

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The Grain yield because of a drought in Transbaikalia will be reduced to 46 %

20/10/2010

The Damage from a summer drought in Transbaikalia has made 300 million roubles, was lost 56 thousand hectares of crops, the grain yield will be reduced in comparison with 2009 on 120 thousand tons or to 46 %.

 

Chita, 20 окт - RIA Novosti news agency. the Damage from a summer drought in Transbaikalia has made 300 million roubles, was lost 56 thousand hectares of crops, the grain yield will be reduced in comparison with 2009 on 120 thousand tons or to 46 %, has informed on Wednesday the Minister of Agriculture of Transbaikalian edge Ljubov Gargollo.

"As a result of a soil-atmospheric drought 21 area of edge has entered an emergency situation mode (all in edge of 32 municipal areas). The general damage is estimated in 299,5 million roubles, a factor cost (expenses for a sowing campaign for those areas where the crop was lost) - 163,5 million roubles", - has told the minister during the governmental hour at plenary session of regional Legislative Assembly.

As she said, despite a drought, from 100 thousand hectares of areas under crops it is threshed 131 thousand tons grain, including 81 thousand tons of wheat from 59 thousand hectares. Besides, in the spring from 19,3 thousand hectares it has been collected 9,5 thousand tons grain at average productivity of 8,4 centners from hectare.

Harvesting in a number of economy proceeds. Following the results of a year the Ministry of Agriculture plans to collect no more than 145 thousand tons of grain, besides that in 2009 the crop has made 268,5 thousand tons. Average productivity on edge makes 14 centners from hectare.

Gargollo also has informed that in all categories of economy is prepared about one million tons of hay. On economy of the population from this quantity it was necessary 824 thousand tons - 93 % from requirement, on public sector 188 of thousand tons - 103 % from requirement.

"In 2010 there was an increase in crops of forage crops - first of all at the expense of long-term and annual grasses. For this purpose in edge for crops increase seeds of long-term grasses have been delivered: кострец безостый and the Sudanese grass - 53 and 60 tons accordingly", - has told the minister.

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