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Pistachios: growers get no rest

August 10, 2022 at 11:24 AM , Der AUDITOR
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KERMAN. After frost and drought, Iranian pistachio farmers are now struggling with the effects of heavy rains, which may have caused significant damage. Irrigation is also at risk as a result.

Floods uproot trees

After Iranian pistachio growers had to cope with frost and severe drought in the past months, heavy rains have now caused high damage to plantations in the province of Kerman. Kerman is considered the centre of Iranian pistachio cultivation - according to estimates by the local agricultural organisation, 5,000 ha of pistachio plantations were damaged in the area of the provincial capital Rafsanjan alone. A large amount of water flowed from the mountains into the plantations after the rainfall, causing many trees to be uprooted and the ground to b

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