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Almonds: crop losses of up to 70%

June 7, 2021 2:32 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MADRID/SACRAMENTO. In addition to frost, some almond farmers are also struggling with damage caused by fungal infestation. Organic almonds are particularly affected.

Frost and fungi damage crop

According to the recently published estimates of the Spanish producers' association AEOFRUSE, almonds are currently grown on about 607,644 ha. Due to sudden frosts during flowering and formation of the fruit set, Spanish almond production in 2021 is expected to decline by about 5.5% year-on-year to 109,364 mt (without shell). As reported by Spanish agricultural media, growing regions in eastern Andalusia are additionally struggling with fungal diseases this season; organic almonds are particularly affected here. Fungal infestation an

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