The Perfect Pineapple Report 2021: Week 8

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  • A very positive turn in our tropical climate this week
    • A few drizzles accumulated only 6.8 mm (0.25 inches) of precipitation
    • Average low temperature rose to 21.9°C (71.4°F)
    • Good solar radiation and lower humidity
  • Farms continue to adjust harvest age with a slight age increase
    • 39.6% was harvested at 21 WAF (Weeks after forcing)
    • Balance at 20 WAF
  • Fruit size is improving, sugar content is steady and with less variability between fruits
  • External color is beginning to show improvement
  • All good husbandry practices on schedule (it’s amazing how good weather life at the farm easier)
  • Weather conditions in North America are making OTIF metrics very difficult
  • Covid infection rates continue to drop
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