It was estimated that vegetables and fruits production will increase when compared with previous year. Increase was expected in the production of vegetables and fruits in the second estimation of 2016 with rates of 2.2% and 6.3% while decrements were expected as 0.3% in cereals and other crops when compared with the previous year. Production quantities of cereals and other crops, vegetables, fruits in 2016 were predicted approximately as follows; 64.9 million tonnes for cereals and other crops, 30.2 million tonnes for vegetables,18.9 million tonnes for fruits.
It was estimated that cereals production will decrease in 2016 when compared with the previous year
It was foreseen that wheat production will decrease by 8.8% to approximately become 20.6 million tonnes, barley production will decrease by 16.3% and become 6.7 million tonnes, rye production will decrease by 9.1% and become 300 thousand tonnes, oats production will decrease by 10% and become 225 thousand tonnes, when compared with the previous year.
In the pulses group, it was expected that an increase will occur in broad beans to consume by 1.1% and production approximately become 6.3 thousand tonnes, while decrements were expected as 2.2% in chick pea and become 450 thousand tonnes and decrements were expected as 0.2% in potatoes, one of tuber crops, production and become 4.8 million tonnes.
It was estimated that tobacco production will be 70 thousand tonnes with increasing rate of 3% and sugar beets production will increase by 19.5% and approximately become 19.2 million tonnes.
It was estimated that vegetables production will increase in 2016 compared with the previous year. Vegetables production in 2016 was estimated to be 30.2 million tonnes with increasing rate of 2.2% when compared with the previous year.
When examining production of subgroups of vegetables, root and tuberous vegetables production was expected to increase by 7.7%, other vegetables not elsewhere classified with the rate of 3% and vegetables cultivated for their fruits was expected to increase with the rate of 1.4%.
The production of some important crops in vegetables; increments were expected in dry onion production by 11.5%, in melon by 7.5%, in eggplant by 5.8%, in pepper for processed by 9% respectively, while decrements were expected as 2% in green onion, 10.4% in cultivated mushroom, 3.3% in okra respectively.
It was estimated that fruits production would increase in 2016 when compared with the previous year. It was estimated that fruits production will be 18.9 million tonnes in 2016 increasing by 6.3% when compared with the previous year.
When examining productions of some important fruits, it was estimated that there is increase in apple figures with the rate of 13.7%, in peaches by 4.8%, in cherries by 11.9%, in apricots production with the rate of 7.4% respectively, while decrements were expected in grape fruits by 1.7%, when compared with the previous year.
In the citrus group, an increase was expected in mandarin production by 12.4%. From nuts, hazelnuts production is expected to decrease by 35%.
It was estimated that grape production will increase by 9.6%, while decrements was expected as 0.3% in persimmons production.