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Dried figs: growers expect harvest delays

March 30, 2021 2:33 PM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. According to market players, the cold temperatures could mean that the harvesting process cannot begin until the end of August. Everything now depends on the weather conditions in the coming weeks.

Tree development already delayed

Turkish growers report snowfalls in the valley growing areas of Aydin last weekend. Although the likelihood of crop damage here is initially less than for apricots, for example, where the trees are already in full bloom, fig trees could also suffer damage. At the moment, market players expect that there will at least be harvest delays if the temperatures do not turn positive soon. The leaves of the fig trees have not yet sprouted, whereas at the same time last year there were already small leaves on the trees. For this reason, t

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