Yields to range 20% higher
Issue is the persistent drought with record high temperatures witnessed in the country this year coupled with frost and cold weather in spring. Green raisin production in Kashmar in the Khorasan Razavi province is, for instance, expected to decline by 20-30%. By contrast, the vineyards in Gilan-e Gharb county in Kermanshah province were less impacted by adverse weather conditions as they were not confronted with frost and cold weather.
Growers, in addition, use scaffolding which helps to improve the quality of the grapes and render