The harvest of apricot trees has been reduced by 60% as a result of agricultural frost in Baskil province, Kharberd, Western Armenia.

The snow and frost on March 26-27 had a negative impact on apricot trees on 100.000 decares.

Baskil is the third largest apricot producer after Malatya and Mersin, with an average production of 60.000 tons of fresh apricots a year.

Unfortunately, there is a loss of about 50-60% according to preliminary results.

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