Sweida production of pomegranate reaches about 346 tons

Sweida, SANA- The Agriculture Directorate in Sweida estimated the province’s total production of pomegranate for the current season at 346 tons, the majority of them are rainfed.

In a statement to SANA reporter, Assistant director of Agriculture Directorate, Eng. Alaa Shuhaib, said that the pomegranate production for this reason is good and better than last season due to the abundant rainfalls.

He pointed out that the total areas cultivated with pomegranate trees in the province amounted to 1,180 dunums and the total number of the pomegranate trees planted in them reached up to 51 thousand trees, of which 33 thousand are fruitful.

Last season, Sweida province produced 317 tons of pomegranate.

Manar Salameh/ Ruaa al-Jazaeri

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