More than 190 ,000 tons the estimated total production of citrus in Tartous

Tartous, SANA- The Directorate of Agriculture in Tartous province estimated the province’s total production of citrus trees for the current season at 190.086 tons.

The Head of Tartous Agriculture Directorate, Eng. Muhammad Hassan, said in a statement to SANA today: “the areas planted with citrus trees of all kinds in Tartous for this season amount to 9,335 hectares, and the total number of trees is about 3,465,749 trees, including 3,360,158 fruit trees, adding that the climatic conditions, including high temperatures and storms, caused a decline in citrus production for this season.”

Tartous province produced about 214.709 tons of citrus fruits last season.

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