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Mondulkiri: Farmers in Mondulkiri province are busy harvesting their 12-crop potato crop while the Agriculture Department expects There are farmers increasing their production this year.
Song Kheang, director of the Provincial Department of Agriculture, said that in 2019, farmers had tested 12 families on four varieties as a result. "It will be well and by 2020 he hopes to grow more.
According to the department, the Royal University of Agriculture has imported French varieties of rice from countries such as: 4 varieties, Germany, 4 varieties, Korea, 13 varieties and Vietnam 2 varieties.
From the results of previous research conducted by the Royal University of Agriculture, the director of the department said that the potatoes were suitable. There are 3 varieties: Mondulkiri Tornado varieties imported from Ireland Madeira and Coronada varieties imported from Germany. PO3 and PO7 varieties imported from Vietnam for a yield of 13 tons to 25 tons per hectare.
In addition, the University is on the lookout for other results, pending further results, he said. It is also possible to draw conclusions. About the growing season, officials have observed that the growing season is between the end of September and the week December 2nd. But the most suitable is from mid-October to November. The potato harvest is now at the farmer's farm, Keo Bun Seng, in O'Spean village, Sangkat Spean Meanchey. Sen Monorom City, Mondul Kiri Province. (Editing by: Thida)