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The conference is the only pear that does not have problems in Europe

Fresh Pear
Netherlands
Italy
Published Mar 21, 2024

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The Conference variety of pear is the most popular in Europe, accounting for 95% of all pear areas planted in the last 15 years and half of the annual harvest. It is primarily grown in the northern zone of Europe, including countries like Great Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Poland, and part of Ukraine. Pear production is on the rise in Belgium, Holland, and Poland, with the latter two now growing more pears than apples. However, despite this growth, overall pear production in Europe is decreasing due to challenges faced by Italy, the main producer.
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95% of all areas under pears planted over the last 15 years in Europe are the Conference variety, and its annual harvest is half of the entire pear harvest. Maciej Lipecki, gardener, owner of the Lipecki nursery (Poland), provides such data in the material of the magazine "Gardening in Ukrainian". "In Poland, the remaining varieties are practically irrelevant now," he says. - Large industrial gardens are the Conference and only it. Although we can also mention Lukaszówka - a variety that used to be popular in Poland, but now has much less importance. But it is interesting because it bears fruit well and is winter-hardy." In the northern zone of Europe - Great Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Poland and part of Ukraine, Conference is primarily grown, so it has almost no problems related to drought and new pests and diseases in southern Europe. The production of this pear in Belgium and Holland is growing very quickly, states Lipetsky. Belgium rapidly replaced large areas ...
Source: Agrotimes
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