Apples of the new harvest can grow

Accurate prediction of crop experts plan to give later, when it becomes clear, as frost and hail affected Apple orchards in Central and South-Eastern regions of Ukraine.

Ukrainian growers say that the crop of apples in 2020 will be below the earlier forecasted. The reason of freezing, which significantly affected the fruit trees in Chernivtsi, Khmelnytskyi, Ternopil and Vinnytsia regions. About it on Thursday, June 4, according to EastFruit.

According to the Deputy Director, bukovynskiy sad Yaroslav Fedoryshyn cold destroyed a third of future crops of many farms.

“The greatest damage growers suffered frost due 13 may 2020, when the air temperature fell overnight to minus 7 degrees Celsius,” said Fedoryshyn.

Thus, according to him, due to the cold snap many farms lost up to 30-40% of the harvest, and some suffered losses of 70%.

“Frost will also have a negative impact on the quality of the Apple, and hence it will be stored worse,” – said the expert.

According to him, the decline in yield and fruit quality can cause the growth of prices for apples in the autumn.

Earlier it was reported that prices for strawberries in Ukraine in June has risen to historically record levels.

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