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Dried apricots: prices still surging

June 6, 2023 at 12:01 PM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Heavy rains have caused considerable damage for apricots in Turkey. Higher temperatures are also required and prices are surging.

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Not only have heavy rains and floods severaly hit Turkey but hailstorms have also caused further damage. The situation is so bad that people have to be evacuated and schools have to close in some areas. Prospects are also bleak as more rain has been forecast. Low temperatures, moreover, spell trouble for this year's crop as nighttime temperatures only range at 13-16C (55.4-60.8F) and daytime temperatures at 28-30C (82.4-86.0F), whereas temperatures exceeding 30C (86.0F) are requried for the fruits to ripen properly. Annual maintenance work is

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