14 January 2016

Green houses bring wealth to Tibetan farmers

Green houses bring wealth to Tibetan farmers
Tibetan farmer Drolkar places the watermelon and muskmelon to be sold, who owns seven green houses in Rato village, Nyethang township, Chushur county of Lhasa. Now, watermelon and muskmelon are planted in three green houses, which can earn an income of over 4,000 yuan in seven days after the fruits are on sale. [Photo/Chinatibetnews.com]

 Green houses bring wealth to Tibetan farmers
The staff fasten the branches of watermelon by strips of cloth in a farm in Minlin county of Nyingchi prefecture of Tibet. In recent years, the farms in Minlin county have grown to a larger scale, making an overall development by planting fruits, vegetables, flowers and edible mushrooms. At present, various fruits are planted in the farms of over 3,000 mu (about 494 acres), with an annual output of 2,000 tons. [Photo/Chinatibetnews.com]