Cultivation of new plants to supply oil and meal required by
Alireza Mohajer stated in an interview: In the field of
oilseeds, the cultivation of new plants such as camellina and peanuts are
Regarding the benefits of rapeseed cultivation, Mohajer
said: Rapeseed cultivation in rotation with wheat and barley increases the
production stability of these crops by reducing weeds, pests and diseases, and
therefore, rapeseed is of special importance to us. He said that rapeseed has
more than 40% oil, which this oil seed needs little water and should be planted
in the fall and can help the stability of wheat.
The executor of the oilseeds project of the Ministry of
Jihad-Agriculture continued: Currently, according to the new policies of the
Ministry of Jihad-Agriculture, two methods are considered for agriculture.
One of them is based on the cultivation pattern and the
other one is based on the capacity, climate, water, soil and temperature
conditions in the provinces. Therefore, for the 2021-2022 crop year, rapeseed
cultivation at 350,000 hectares and total oilseeds at 550,000 hectares of
agricultural land is planned.
the news: Public relations of the Ministry of Jihad-Agriculture