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Dried figs: red mites are a risk

July 12, 2022 at 10:36 AM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. Aydin's local agricultural office is presently concerned with controlling the spread of red mites in many places and maintaining the quality of this year's fig crop. Apart from this, growers report that the fruits are developing quite well.

Risk of red mites spreading

Growers in Aydin state that they are happy with pollination and warm temperatures are benefitting the figs at present. The only downside are the red mites, which are keeping farmers on their toes. Aydin's Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry is mainly busy preventing pests and diseases from impacting quality in the districts of Germencik, İncirliova and Nazilli, Kuyucak and Buharkent but states that the situation is under control.

Isssue is that rising temperatures prompt red mites to spread, which is why vigil

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