50% reduction in saffron production in Torbat Heydariyeh

According to the Khorasan Razavi Center Radio News Agency; The director of Torbat Heydariyeh Agricultural Jihad said: Torbat Heydariyeh is known as the center of production of this product in the world by producing quality saffron and reducing saffron production by 50% in Torbat Heydariyeh.

Hossein Mohammadi added: “This year, due to the continuation of drought, decrease in rainfall and a significant increase in temperature in August, we are witnessing a 50% decrease in the production of this product in the city.”

Mohammadi stated: In the rainy years, our production amount was 37 tons of dry saffron.

The work of harvesting saffron flowers in this city starts on October 6 and continues until the end of November.

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