Russian winter wheat varieties are being tested for cultivation in Turkmenistan

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Russian winter wheat varieties are being tested for cultivation in Turkmenistan

Several varieties of winter wheat bred by Russian breeders are undergoing adaptation at the experimental site of the Research and production testing center located in the Gubadag etrap of the Dashoguz velayat, "Turkmenistan: Golden age" reports.

This is a medium-ripened variety of wheat "Alekseevich", which is characterized by high yield and resistance to many diseases, as well as varieties: "Bezostaya-100", "Kalym", "Moskovskaya-56" and "Bagrat". All of them are tested for the possibility of growing in the conditions of Northern Turkmenistan and will be evaluated on such indicators as yield, drought resistance, resistance to shedding and various diseases of grain crops.

By the way, for the introduction into mass production is already being prepared by the specialists of the Center variety "Dovletli", a good harvest of which was obtained at the experimental site. This year's seed material will be transferred to local farms for testing: this variety is optimal for growing in the Dashoguz velayat.

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