The harvest of the registered saffron "Karaarslan" has started.
The harvest of the proprietary saffron "Karaarslan" has started
- Agricultural Engineer Nejla Taker:
- "Karaarslan registered in the name of our product range, is Turkey's first and only proprietary varieties of saffron"
The harvest of "Karaarslan" type saffron, registered by Eskişehir Geçit Kuşağı Agricultural Research Institute in 2014, has started.
Onion of saffron, the most expensive spice in the world, is brought to the ground in August. Saffron is harvested in autumn when the purple, fragrant flower blooms. The harvest is carried out early in the morning, as soon as the dew gets up.
The institute, which sends the onions to Bursa, Antalya, Bartın, Bilecik, Kütahya and Osmaniye for the widespread use of saffron cultivation, also provides universities to be used in academic studies.
Nejla Alı, an agricultural engineer at the institute, told Anadolu Agency (AA) that improvement studies have been carried out on medicinal and aromatic plants in the Parade Zone since 2003.
Explaining that as a result of these efforts, they registered the first variety in saffron in 2014, BUYER continued as follows:
"Our tescillenen cultivar with Karaarslan name is Turkey's first and only proprietary safflower varieties. Is an important spice known Safran world. Motherland is Greece and Turkey. I noticed this too precious a plant's value, dissemination of saffron production by conducting studies on this subject Saffron requires manual labor. We are planting saffron bulbs at the end of August and the beginning of September. It blooms in October or November. The flower is harvested daily. organs are harvested and dried daily. "
- "We want saffron to be popularized"
Buyer reported that saffron is produced from onions because it does not give seeds.
3 years after the saffron planting process that transfers can be removed the onions Buyer "We want Breeding and dissemination of saffron we made the correction. We are sending the saffron bulbs we did the deconstruction of many cities in Turkey. Osmaniye, Bursa, we offer a contribution to the expansion of saffron in cities such as Bilecik." he spoke.