According to IRNA, saffron, which is known for its red color and its good economic value, is known for its red gold, it has a difficult planting process, but the Ashnoye farmer in the courtyard of his house has managed to harvest the product.
'Ya'qub Mostafpour', a farmer of 'Piret Abad' village of Osnavia, who was the first to plant this plant in the region, told the IRNA news agency on Thursday about the cause of planting this product: the low water consumption for the production of this product, the climate suitability for Planting and low cost are one of the main reasons for the cultivation of saffron in Osnova.
He added: "Since 2011, I have been working on the cultivation of saffron, and I have been grouping a group or group of cultivating saffron in my garden.
He said planting this strategic product has some delicate things, including planting it at a depth of about 15 to 20 centimeters of soil, in which case this product will not suffer from heat and cold during the summer and winter.
Mostafa Pour added: "The planting stage of saffron starts from August, and irrigation takes place during the flowering period from the 15th to the 20th of September.
He emphasized that this product requires three irrigation during the year, said Saffron harvesting started from early October.
He said: "I started planting this product with 20 plants in my garden experiment, and this number increased to 300 onions of saffron at the time."
He said that he would take more than 400 grams of saffron a year, adding: "I planted saffron after gaining the necessary experience on a larger scale and land, and I will now sell this product to the market."
"The cultivation of this plant in the fields can help to prevent waste and save water on fields and restore Lake Urmia," said a farmer who is self-taught as a graduate in agricultural engineering.
Mostafa Pour also invited the farmers of Ashnouyeh villages, including Cheshmehgol, Hasan Nuran and Khanlar, to cultivate saffron due to the suitability of the soil in this region.
The farmer also began to grow fennel, spring flowers, flowers, flowers, flax, bustards and flowers of alvora on his farm, and the flower of Elvaara has been on the market as well.
Director of Agriculture Jihad Ashnoyeh said in an interview with the IRNA reporter: changing the pattern of cultivation and planting of low water products, like saffron, to save water from the policies of the Ministry of Agricultural Jihad.
Seyednor Hosseini added that saffron can not be introduced as a substitute product because it does not need water in the summer.
He said: "Since planting saffron in the region has not much experience, it should be taken care of by agricultural experts and after technical and expert advice.
Saffron is rich in many nutrients that prevent many diseases, and it contains pinene, boronol, and geranium oils, which are useful for healthy body.
Saffron makes the mood better, which is why it is a good drug for depression and in cooking as a fragrant, flavoring and coloring agent (saffron makes a beautiful yellow color, a pleasant smell and good taste, It is used in foods.
It is also used in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, confectionary and in the preparation of liqueurs due to the very thick color it produces.
Ashveniyeh city is one of the border towns of West Azarbaijan, and having one thousand and 470 meters above sea level is one of the fertile and susceptible regions for producing various kinds of crops.