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Status of Almeria's and Granada's greenhouse crops in the first week of November

According to the State of the Crops report shared by the Agricultural and Fisheries Information Agency of the Junta de Andalucía, corresponding to the period from October 31 to November 6, 2022, the tomato fruit set in the greenhouses of the Níjar area stabilized once the temperatures were regulated. The collection of all types of tomatoes in the region became widespread during the first week of November.

Pepper plantations were mainly in the fattening phase, they were already in production and had no setting issues.

Producers continued harvesting greenhouses aubergines. The new plantations were already entering production, with a delay compared to other years. Cucumber producers continued harvesting and fattening the fruits.

Meanwhile, pepper production in the greenhouses of the Poniente Almeriense was mainly in the fattening phase and producers continued harvesting all the varieties. The late pepper varieties were in the blooming, setting, and fattening phases. Producers carried out plant formation activities, such as pruning, stripping, and staking.

As reported by RAIF recently, there were foci of Thips Parvispinus in Adra, Balanegra, Roquetas de Mar, and El Ejido, specifically in Tierras de Almeria.

Most of the greenhouse tomato crops were in the setting and fattening phase and producers were starting to harvest vine tomatoes. The pear-type tomato and the Daniela variety were in full harvest.

The majority of the early aubergine fruits are still growing and producers have started to harvest them. Some aubergine crops were in their early growth stages and producers performed staking and pruning work.

Greenhouse cucumber plantations were in full yield. There were zucchini crops in all stages of development, from late varieties that have just been planted to other crops that were in the flowering, setting, fattening, and harvesting stages. Producers were also uprooting some crops that had been depleted.

In Granada, producers in the greenhouses of the region of La Costa were harvesting pear, vine, and red loose cherry tomatoes. In recent days, production has peaked and prices have fallen by 15%.

Spanish, French, and Dutch cucumbers were also being produced. There was no excessive supply and the prices of some varieties were on the rise. In the Motril-Salobreña area, there were greenhouses with round and flat green beans in production and others in the growing stage. The region of La Costa continued to produce chili, Italian green, and red peppers.



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