Siberian winter for the rural workers have become a major test of strength. Frozen crops, vineyards just over 10,000 acres. In the 12 districts of the country introduced a state of emergency. The list came and Derbent.
Once profitable farms named Shamsul Aliyev today counts losses. Frost of -24 stayed for almost a week and do not have any chance of survival for young seedlings of grapes. Buds begin to feel cold even with-17-, experts say scientific research institute. And after such cold hoping for a miracle is not necessary.
To be objective in their research, chibouks cut in a checkerboard pattern on the perimeter. Left blank, as is customary in such cases, for several days in water. Laboratory technician does the disappointing findings
— Sneak when you cut, should be green, but now almost all the black eyes …
The farm has many years working on the composition of the grape varietal. We observed more than 150 different species. But after the cold is quite possible to be short of the half of them. According to all forecasts ahead of a very difficult year. Have to do with the buds further adjustments, debris and trimming branches.
In the agricultural firm "Bilgadi" also count losses. Young planting of more than 200 hectares of land could not stand frost. A time when a large crop and got a decent income, have to temporarily forget. Now the most important thing — to restore at least what it was.
Count the losses now have to not only the tenants in the least hit young gardens and sowing winter crops.
When the commission accurately determine the extent of damage is not yet known. Work in this area is just beginning. But, perhaps, it is now clear that the losses are very large, and without government assistance to agricultural producers themselves do not escape.
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