Weather problems cause cherry shortfall

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Weather problems cause cherry shortfall

Kerim Taner told Newsline that cherry volumes may fall this year

Weather problems cause cherry shortfall

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Alara's chief executive officer Kerim Taner has revealed that unfavourable climatic conditions during the pollination period and "tired" trees due to over-cropping in 2007 have combined to reduce cherry volumes for the current campaign. This season, according to Mr Taner, the crop is down by 50-70 per cent in some regions of Turkey.    

 

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