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Citrus yields thousands of tons of fruit this year, ministry

KABUL: Nearly 43,000 metric tons of citrus have been produced this year in the country, the Ministry of Agriculture, irrigation and Livestock said in a statement the other day. The citrus fruit orchards were created on 1,054 hectares of land, yielding 12,361 metric tons of tangerine, mostly in Nangarhar, Laghman and Kunar provinces, the statement said. Also, 22,908 metric tons of oranges have been produced this year, mostly in Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar and Uruzgan provinces, the statement further said, adding the lemon harvest reached 7,725 metric tons and most of its orchards were in Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar, Uruzgan, Takhar and Kunduz provinces

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.