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Russian Federation : To ensure the sowing campaign in the Nizhny Novgorod region there are 93.8% of certified seeds

Apr 13, 2018 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) --

To ensure the sowing campaign in the region, 93.8% of conditioned seeds are available. They are further developed and tested in the laboratories of the branch of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Rosselkhozentr" in the Nizhny Novgorod region. Seeds of spring cereals are covered with 89.4 thousand tons (101% of demand), potatoes 37.9 thousand tons (92%), 200 tons of perennial grasses (75%), 198 tons of flax fiber (88%). 8.8 thousand tons were poured into the transfer fund or 114%. The missing seeds of vegetable crops, sugar beet, oilseeds and corn will be purchased.

Recall, for the harvest of 2018, 206.2 thousand hectares of winter crops were planted, including 203,000 hectares of cereals. To date, according to the preliminary forecast, the death of plants will be no more than 7%. In case of death, all dead winter crops will be crossed by spring crops. In this case, the insurance fund of the region has 12.7 thousand tons of spring grain seeds, which will allow to resettle about 55 thousand hectares of winter crops.

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