Longnan garlic harvest in full swing
Workers pluck garlic sprouts in Chengxian county, Longnan, Gansu province. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
With April approaching, workers are busy picking fresh garlic sprouts in Chengxian county, Longnan, Gansu province, as the harvest season has started.
Chengxian is known as a vegetable base with garlic products as its major crops. Garlic sprouts, garlic bulbs and garlic bolts here are fresh, tender, and rich in propylene sulfide, which are enjoying a high reputation in the market.
Accordingly, the garlic planting area in the county has reached 1,533 hectares this year, and sale of garlic products has become a pillar of the local industry.