Grape production in Piura is anticipating a temperature drop that could affect the crops, said Fresh Plaza.
“Abner Acuña Alberca, director of Statistics of the Regional Directorate of Agriculture (DRA), has said that, despite everything, the expectations are optimistic”, you can read in the aforementioned media.
According to Acuña, the plots that are already harvested the low temperatures will have no major impact. He also noted that the production areas have had significant growth in the region, where the Red Globe variety is mostly grown, followed by Crimson Seedless and Sugraone.
About 8,300 hectares of grapes are cultivated in Piura, Peru and the largest area is concentrated in 20 companies where the cost of investment is between $30,000 to $35,000 thousand US dollars.
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