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Highland barley output in Tibet to exceed 800,000 tons this year

By Zhi Xinghua Source:China Tibet News 2018-09-18

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Photo shows farmers of Tingri County, Xigaze City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region harvesting highland barley. [China Tibet News/Zhao Yongqi,Migmar,Gao Jiaku]

Highland barley is the staple food crop in Tibet, and it is also an important source for farmers and herdsmen to increase incomes.

According to the agricultural sector of Tibet Autonomous Region, the total output of highland barley reached a record high of 795,000 tons last year. This year, the output is expected to exceed 800,000 tons.

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