China added 48 000 hectares of new garlic fields

  According to a study conducted by the Chinese agricultural company Jining Greenstream Fruit & Vegetables, in 2016 garlic production in all of China was about 284,650 hectares. In the same year they reached 333 333 hectares. Thus, the area under garlic increased by about 48,000 hectares.  


Turkey. The beginning of the harvest

  The collection started in the southern region of Turkey, which is the main garlic producer for domestic and foreign markets – the city of Gaziantep.  


Spain. Increasing the quality of the garlic harvest by using laboratory techniques

  In the municipality of Vallelado, province of  Segovia, after six years of laboratory work, scientists were able to release planting garlic from fungi and bacteria.


Peru increases the export of fresh garlic

  The exports of fresh garlic represent a significant increase in Peru. According to Agrodata Peru website, Peru exported 5 785 165 kg of garlic for $ 8 509 018, FOB  ($ 1.65 per kg) in the period from January to April 2017.  


China. The decline in the prices of garlic by 30%

  According to the latest statistics of the market, within just one week the price of garlic in China is rapidly declining.


Cervical rot of garlic. Description, photos and ways of dealing

Cervical rot of garlic– a disease of garlic and onion caused by the fungus Botrytis (Botritis allii). The disease causes garlic and onions the most significant damage during storage.


Spain. 400 hectares of garlic were affected by hail

According to the Association of companies in the agricultural insurance Agroseguro, last week in the region Castile-La Mancha hail affected 416 ha of garlic. In general, 184 fields with different cultures in this region were affected. Also, this number isn’t ruled out, as experts continue to conduct on-site inspections.


Spain expects a record harvest of garlic

  The National Association of manufacturers and distributors of garlic ( ANPCA ), conducted the assembly, during which it analyzed the current situation of growing and marketing of garlic. Noting that this year due to favorable weather conditions and increasing acreage, a record harvest is expected – 220,000 tons of high quality garlic.


Perspectives of Greek garlic

  The Greeks intend to expand the production of garlic to provide domestic market, despite the fact that Chinese and Spanish garlic cover the needs of the country.


Features of planting garlic: bulbils, rounds, cloves

    This article is for those who want before buying garlic for planting, to understand the peculiarities of three types of planting material: seeds of garlic, cloves and bulbils.