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Dried figs: pollination period set for mid-June

May 16, 2023 at 4:46 PM , Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Optimal weather conditions should ensure that fig trees in Aydin enter the next phase of development in mid-June. The crop prospects are still optimistic.

Weather remains optimal

Aydin is the main growing region for Turkish dried figs. Abundant rainfall and largely average temperatures this spring created optimal conditions for this year's crop. This week, daytime temperatures of 25-35°C are also within the expected range. Under the current conditions, the pollination phase should be able to take place as planned in mid-June. This is done with the help of a fig wasp, which develops in the male syconium and then carries the pollen to a female flower. In commercialised agriculture, this is helped along by hanging ma

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