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Fruit and Vegetables in Tibet

Vegetables and fruits are not widely grown in Tibet due to the region's high altitude, harsh climate, and short growing season. However, some hardy crops grow in the region, particularly in the lower valleys and warmer areas.
In the lower valleys, farmers grow vegetables such as cabbage, spinach, potatoes, carrots, and onions. These vegetables are often used in traditional Tibetan dishes, such as Thukpa (noodle soup) and Momos (steamed dumplings).
Fruit cultivation in Tibet is limited, but some fruit trees, including pears and apples, are the region's warmer areas. Tibetan farmers cultivate small quantities of berries, such as raspberries and strawberries.

Recently, the Chinese government has launched initiatives to increase agricultural production in Tibet, including introducing new crops and improved irrigation systems. These efforts have led to some success in increasing vegetable and fruit production in the region. Still, the harsh climate and short growing season remain significant challenges for agriculture in Tibet.

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