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Dried apricots: growers concerned over weather

January 5, 2021 11:20 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. The currently mild temperatures that prevail in Turkey are not exactly good for the apricot trees. Growers are trying everything they can to ensure that the fruits will be of good quality.

Uncertainy governs market

Trading is largely subdued and the market is only expected to revive in mid-January. Growers, however, state that the current mild weather conditions will impact growing. They have even started spraying tress against different diseases after prunning and fertilising to maintain the health of the trees and the quality of the fruit.

Prices entirely depend on the Turkish lira and demand, which has been adversely impacted by the pandemic as buyers prefer sport contracts rather than longterm ones. The Turkish lira has recovered nominally

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