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Dried apricots: harvest about to start

May 28, 2024 at 10:40 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Harvesting will start in mid-June for apricots in Turkey and the current export season might even be completed before Eid al-Adha, the Festival of the Sacrifice. Weather conditions are still favourable.

Export season nearly complete

Weather conditions have remained very favourable with rain and cooler temperatures being reported last week. No extraordinary weather events are expected this week. Temperatures should range at 12-15C (54-59C) at night and at 29-30C (84-86F) throughout the day.

This is benefitting the crop as the apricots are developing well, are fleshy and of a good quality. In fact, there should be nearly no quality concerns if everything proceeds as expected until the harvest has been completed. Harvesting will start in mid-June around Eid al

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