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There are varieties of blueberries in Peru whose productive yield is not reduced by high temperatures

Fruits
Fresh Blueberry
Peru
Sustainability & Environmental Impact
Market & Price Trends
Published Nov 28, 2023

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Peruvian exports of fresh blueberries experienced a significant decline of 42.58% compared to the previous year due to the adverse effects of high temperatures caused by El Niño Costero. However, the Sekoya variety of blueberries showed a slight increase in shipments of 2.97% during the same period. The Ventura and Biloxi varieties, on the other hand, were highly affected by the high temperatures, leading to a reduction in exports of 32.28% and 67.46% respectively.
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(Agraria.pe) From May 1 to November 13, 2023, Peruvian exports of fresh blueberries amounted to 123,381,858 kilos, which meant a drop of -42.58% compared to the 214,881,096 kilos shipped in same period of the previous year. This was indicated by the president of the consulting firm Inform@cción, Fernando Cillóniz Benavides, who pointed out that this reduction is due to the highest temperature recorded (due to El Niño Costero), which affected the productive performance of the plant. Despite this, he pointed out that there are blueberry varieties in our country whose productive yields did not decrease due to high temperatures, such as the case of the Sekoya variety (Pop, Beauty). He highlighted that in the period analyzed this year, Sekoya Pop shipments amounted to 2,077,980 kilos, showing an increase of +2.97% compared to the 2,018,090 kilos shipped between May 1 and November 13, 2022. . However, he said that Sekoya is a variety with a smaller cultivation area, compared to the two ...
Source: Agraria
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