STUDIES ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR TOMATOES IN PROTECTED SPACES IN 2017 AT THE COUNTY OF DOLJ

Authors

  • CRISTINA EMANUELA VLADU
  • MARIUS VLADU

Abstract

In order to support vegetable growers, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development initiated in 2017 the "Program of support for tomato producers in protected areas", in which the owners of at least 1000 m2 of solariums, which marketed the production of at least 2000 kg during January - 15 June, and / or 23 October - 20 December, received from the state the sum of 3000 euros. In 2017, at the level of Dolj county, 620 vegetable growers benefited from the provisions of the tomato product support program in protected areas, the area of tomatoes cultivated in the solariums being of 74,83 ha. From centralized statistical data at the Dolj County Department of Agriculture, the area cultivated with tomatoes in solariums in the year 2017 was 125 hectares, resulting in the Program's share of the tomato area being 59,86% of the total area. Regarding the cultivars used, there is a wide diversity, 620 vegetable growers cultivating 91 cultivars, 96% hybrids, but also varieties and even local populations. In the hierarchy of varieties, predominates the Bulgarian hybrid Prekos F1, which cultivated in the area of 31,88 ha (42,60%).

Published

2019-02-27

Issue

Section

Working Group 3: Fundamentally Disciplines and Environment and Plant Management