New plans to increase production of agricultural crops
[rtl]Include the introduction of modern irrigation systems
BAGHDAD / roar Imad
The Ministry of Agriculture to prepare new plans aimed at developing the sector, by increasing production through farmer support modern systems of irrigation legalized.
He said the ministry spokesman, Hamid Naif "morning": that "his ministry is working on the preparation of new plans aimed at encouraging farmers to increase various crop production would contribute to raising rates of marketing, and thus contributes to the support of the budget incomes further in light of the financial crisis experienced by the the country. " He added that "those plans include farmers equipped with modern systems of irrigation rated fixed and mobile , both as to contribute to the reduction of the high wastage rates because they depend on the method (immersion Traditional) during Rehm agricultural lands, which are not commensurate with going through the country from the clear decline in aquatic imports within basin of the Tigris and the Euphrates . "in relation to the procedures of his ministry for the elimination of agricultural pests, Naif stressed that the Department of Plant protection in the ministry has taken a series of measures aimed at procedures eliminate the scourge of (red weevil) inflows into the country after 2003, specifically in the province of Basra, explaining that The ministry provided a technical Mlakatha to initiate a campaign to investigate and search for the presence of insect pest and processed immediately within the areas of injury.
He pointed out that his ministry had been applied in the former quarantine law of the time , which includes preventing the importation of any kind of cuttings and palm trees of the countries where the infection spread, referring to the efforts made by his ministry to eradicate diseases that afflict palm forests across the provinces so as to contribute to increase production dates in the country.
Iraq was until the late sixties of the last century, leading the nations of the world palm numbers that exceeded the 33 million, as well as issued ranked first production dates, while the UAE topped the world their numbers amounting to 40 million.
Spokesperson of Agriculture disclosed that his ministry had been imported earlier, (Holdarat) modern spray pesticides on palm trees through this special purpose aircraft over two rounds in all that was reflected in the increase in production season.[/rtl]
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