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Dried figs: hail could delay fruit formation

June 14, 2022 at 4:19 PM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Many regions in Turkey were again affected by rain and hail storms last week, including Aydin, the most important growing area for Turkish dried figs. Market players are worried about the new crop.

Too cold and too wet

Last week, the precipitation in the growing regions intensified once again. Once again there were rainfalls and hailstorms, but unlike the week before, there might now have been some damage. Farmers are making the necessary preparations so that the trees can form fruit. At the same time, market players are worried about yields, because while the rainfall and the accompanying cooler temperatures were a welcome change for a short time, the change in weather now poses a risk to the crop. The trees need much milder temperatures to set fruit - o

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