A film about the Azerbaijani subtropics - Lankaran-Astara zone. The scientist-breeder G. A. Talibly speaks about the misuse of the land of the unique subtropics (synchronously in Azerbaijani). Azerbaijan. Landscapes of the Caspian Sea, coast, valleys, foothills. Lemon trees. Harvesting tangerines. Tea plantations. Tea packing factory. Aksakals in the teahouse. Honored teacher of the republic M. G. Talyshly gives interviews (synchronously in Azerbaijani). A folk ensemble performs on the stage. Women are preparing food for the holiday, pilaf is being prepared in cauldrons. Festive table. Guests for a treat. Fields of tomatoes, cucumbers, cabbage of the Morso vegetable-growing state farm. Women work in the field. Relic forest. The land of the forest plowed up for cabbage. Reservoir. Reeds. Fish in clear water. Swampy area of the reservoir. Institute of the Subtropics. Experimental plots. GA Talibly shows experimental sites to the members of the film crew. Chronicle footage: harvesting and threshing rice; harvesting cabbage.