Production status of some crops in the cucurbitaceae family in the Republic of Macedonia for the period 2000-2006

Ilievski, Mite and Spasova, Dragica and Georgievski, Milan (2008) Production status of some crops in the cucurbitaceae family in the Republic of Macedonia for the period 2000-2006. Годишен зборник 2008, Yearbook, VIII. pp. 107-113. ISSN 1409-987X

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Abstract

The Cucurbitaceae plant family, one of the most important plant families, includes many garden crops which are signifi cant for the modern civilization. In the national variety list of the Republic of Macedonia, the Cucurbitaceae plant family has 140 varieties which are 46 local-ecotype agricultural plants, 2 Macedonian newly created varieties and 94 foreign registered varieties. The cucumber has 52 varieties, the watermelon 41, the musk melon 27, the cucurbita pepo 19 and the patison 1 variety. The total annual production of cucumber and watermelon is 170 479 tons. These crops cover an average area of 8 795 ha, or 1,64 % of the total arable area in the Republic of Macedonia, more precisely 2,01 % of the arable area consisting of ploughed land and vegetable gardens in the Republic of Macedonia

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: cucumber, watermelon, production, period, area
Subjects: Agricultural Sciences > Other agricultural sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Depositing User: Mite Ilievski
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2012 16:06
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2013 07:26
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/1916

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