Farmers step up production
Cumin is highly adaptable to adverse environmental conditions and therefore perfectly suited for cultivation in Iran. Not crossing cumin with other crops is also effective in clearing weeds. Since cumin is a medicinal plant export demand is good. On top of this, there is only limited fluctuation in price in the domestic market, which helps farmers to sell at reasonable prices. Some provinces are, however, more successful than others in producing and selling cumin.
Although production has, for instance, notably risen in some parts o