Almond

 

                               

Spain is now the world´s first leading almond producer, this  production plays a key role in this country with 596.000 acres of planted areas, and 40% of total world's almonds crop. After Spain the major producers are the USA with 170.000 acres,Tunisia with 168.000 acres and Morocco with 135.000 acres ranking second, third and fourth respectively

Iran is currently sixth largest almond-producer country with 76935 hectares, and 51% of total almond planted areas in the world

 

Regions of almond cultivation in Iran

 

The largest center of almond cultivation is Khorasan. After Khorasan, Fars, East Azerbaijan, Yazd,Kerman, Isfahan, Chahar Mahal Bakhtiari provinces rank second to seventh,respectively.Sistan, Balouchestan provinces with 9 hectares of almond cultivation areas are the lowest producers in Iran

Khorasan, Fars,EastAzerbaijan, Yazd, Kerman, Isfahan and Chahar Mahal Bakhtiari with  86.5% of the total cultivation area are the main almond producers  in Iran

 

 

 

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