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Dried figs: farmers concerned about weather fluctuations

July 6, 2021 at 2:20 PM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. According to growers, the figs have developed well so far, but rain is forecast for the Aydin growing region for the next few days. At this stage, this could have a negative impact on the quality and yield of the new crop.

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So far, Turkish farmers report a good growing season for figs. However, they are concerned about the rapidly changing weather conditions. Rain is forecast for the Aydin growing region in the coming days, which could have a negative effect on the quality of the fruit now that the fruit set has developed, and possibly even lead to a lower yield. At the moment, thanks to high temperatures, everything is still pointing to good fruit development and the producers are now hoping that the rainfall will be moderate.

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