In Bashkiria ends with the grape harvest. It is the northernmost point in the country where it is grown on an industrial scale. According to scientists, the science has advanced so much that these heat-loving berries grow well even in severe Ural climate.
Professor Valery Zhilin knows what he's talking about. Without any help in his garden he grows 120 varieties of grapes from around the world. There are private breeding instances, the removal of which the scientist is engaged in more than 20 years. He is sure that the Urals in a cold climate grapes, with proper care, it grows much better than in the hot South.
At the State breeding centre of Bashkiria of the grape plantations are located on several hectares. The harvest from one year to collect more. Marketing problems of growers no. To buy these berries or plants, the queue. According to the manufacturers, the local grapes in front of the South have an important advantage - it is almost 100% environmentally friendly. Ural climate protect these heat-loving plants from diseases and pests. In the last century it was thought that to grow grapes in Bashkiria it is impossible, ostensibly, it's too cold. Now, however, only in the local breeding center, there are about 40 varieties, and feel great and the taste is no different from southern fruits. Now the harvest in Bashkortostan already at an advanced stage. Next year, no doubt the producers, the harvest will be more. Already grown and ready to harvest thousands of new seedlings that Russian scientists brought specially for the cold climate.
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