Turkey: Difficult harvest has begun in Aydın

Updated Sep 21, 2023
After figs, walnut harvest has started in Aydın, which has the most fertile lands in Turkey. Producers stated that there was a decrease of more than 50 percent in yield this year in the regions where walnut production is made, and stated that they experienced yield and quality problems not only in walnuts but also in many products. 78-year-old Mehmet Algün, one of the residents of Karpuzlu district, stated that winter came late this year and that the air temperatures, which were sometimes below and sometimes above the seasonal norms in the spring period, disrupted the balance of the trees and said, "I am 78 years old. I have been farming since my childhood. From time to time, such years However, in recent years, everything has become out of balance as the seasons have started to mix with each other. When this happened, the trees were also surprised. Next thing you know, spring has come, and while the trees are blooming and ...
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