Bashkortostan ranks second in Russia for the industrial vegetable output in 2016, as reported by the media office of the republic’s Ministry of agriculture.
A total of 66.5 k tons of greenhouse vegetable was produced in the republic in 2016. This indicator 0.5 % exceeds 2015. At that, the cucumber yield has dropped by 9.6% to 44.4 k tons. Tomato output has grown by 26% to reach 21.2 k tons.
The leader of greenhouse vegetables production in Russia is still the Krasnodar Territory — 88 k tpa in 2016.
Bashkortostan comes next with 66.5 k tons. Karachay Cherkeesia ranks third — 45.8 k tons. The Stavropol Territory ranks fourth with 42.4 k tons. The Republic of Tatarstan tails the top five regions for greenhouse vegetables production, with the output as of 37.7 k tons.