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Dried figs: don't count your chickens before they hatch

May 2, 2023 at 4:28 PM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Sufficient rainfall and moderate temperatures in the past weeks were good conditions for a high-yield fig crop. However, market players emphasise that there may still be problems until the end of the drying period.

The mood is still good

The Aydin region enjoys the best conditions for a good fig production this year. Regular rainfall has provided the trees with sufficient moisture and temperatures are appropriate for the season, with 23-26°C during the day and a moderate 9-15°C at night. Nevertheless, these good conditions are no guarantee for a quantitative and qualitative good crop. The drying period in particular can bring heavy losses with too much rainfall in late autumn.

Currently, however, the focus of market players is on the upcoming elections in Turke

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