It was selected from the cultivar called ” Hachimantai Garlic,” which was cultivated in the former Matsuo Village before Hachimantai City merged and boasts one of the largest sizes in Japan. So, it seems that the outer skin is purple.
While producing excellent garlic cultivation, it seems that small and medium-sized producers are the main ones because it is mainly manual labor, and in recent years, the aging of the population has progressed, so the production has been sluggish. In addition, there is a large variation in yield and quality among producers. It seems that there was also a situation where evaluation was not obtained.
Among the work that can be mechanized, among the work that can be mechanized, “mulch laying”, “seed sorting / planting / covering soil”, “chemical spraying”, and “harvest / pre-drying adjustment” are mechanized. It seems that it is possible to reduce the total work time by 60% or more locally compared to the conventional system by introducing it.