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Grape - Grading for Quality: Afghan Grapes

Roots of Peace. Kenneth R. Tourjee Afghan grape production is geared toward quantity rather than quality. Two 100g clusters earn the farmer the same as one 200g bunch. There is no price differential paid to the farmer to serve as an incentive to increase the quality of his produce. If Afghan grape farmers are to enjoy higher prices, demand for their produce must be increased to draw down the supply. Developing new markets abroad is the best way to do this. India is a huge potential market for Afghan table grapes.....

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