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Dried figs: harvest delays are certain

June 6, 2023 at 3:26 PM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. As adverse weather conditions are impacting the fig trees in Turkey havesting will be delayed by one to two weeks. Exports are, however, up and running.

Full scale of damage can only be imagined

Heavy rains and floods have hit Aydin, Turkey's main fig producing province. As the fruits have, however, only started to grow the extent of the damage will not be quite as bad as with other dried fruits such as sultanas or dried apricots. In addition, the fruit set is still to be completed in hilly regions and cold temperatures are slowing developments. Growers, therefore, reckon that harvesting will be delayed by one to two weeks. Weather conditions will prove decisive for the crop in the next few months. High humidity als

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