EghtesadOnline: Iran’s total greenhouse area stood at 9,856 hectares, 76% of which used drop irrigation, 19% had no irrigation system, 4% were rain-fed and 1% used a combination of drop irrigation and natural precipitation, according to the latest data released by the Statistical Center of Iran for the fiscal 2021-22.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has 22,477 greenhouses in the current fiscal year (started March 21), 20,623 of which were active, based on new data released by the Statistical Center of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: The outbreak of coronavirus has inflicted over 17,000 billion rials ($98.26 million) in losses on businesses in the ornamental plant and flower sector, the director general of Greenhouses, Medicinal Plants and Edible Mushrooms Office with the Agriculture Ministry said.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Province has the largest share of area under greenhouse cultivation in Iran. According to Karim Zolfaqari, the head of Tehran Agricultural Jihad Organization, Tehran has 3,500 hectares from a total of 13,000 hectares of land under greenhouse cultivation in Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Three thousand rural areas have been connected to the gas grid since the begging of the current fiscal (ends in March), the managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company said.