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Dried figs: confident crop prospects

June 25, 2024 at 12:55 PM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. The pollination period is going well in the fig regions and market players are confident that production could exceed that of last year.

Production could exceed last year's result

With temperatures of around 40°C, it will remain warm in the Turkish fig-growing region of Aydin for the next few days. Growers can apply plant protection products against the black fig fly unhindered and the pollination phase is underway – the latter is expected to continue until the beginning of July.

An estimated 70,174 mt of dried figs were produced in Aydin in 2023. If the weather conditions remain favourable, the yield should be higher again this year. Fig cultivation is one of the most important agr

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