The Ministry of Agriculture destroyed 62 tons of cucumbers from Iran infected with a spreader of viral disease.
“State inspectors of Shymkent city territorial inspectorate under the Ministry of Agriculture detected a carrier of viral diseases of plants – Western flower thrips – in a large batch of cucumbers delivered from Iran. The import of goods into the territory of Kazakhstan was prohibited. The whole batch, 62 tons of cucumbers, was immediately seized and destroyed,” the Ministry of Agriculture said. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)