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Dried apricots: massive crop damage in Malatya

May 10, 2022 at 3:26 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. After the night frost in April, hailstorms in the first week of May caused further heavy losses for growers in Malatya. Some claim to have lost their entire crop this year.

Malatya as a disaster area?

The mood on the apricot market is gloomy, to say the least. After growers already recorded crop damage of up to 60% in April due to night frosts, hailstorms in Malatya in the first week of May are the reason that much of the remaining fruit was also damaged - some farmers report the complete loss of their crop. Market players are now even waiting for the government to declare the region a disaster area.

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Producers are also feeling the brunt of rising costs. Due to the&nbsp

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