The Perfect Pineapple Production Report 2020: Week 4

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  • A seasonal change in our climate
  • Intense showers from mid-week accumulated 107.3 mm ( 4.2 inches) of rainfall
  • Minimum temperature dropped with some evenings slightly above 20 ºC (68 ºF)
  • These conditions continue to delay the fruit maturation process so management adjusts harvest age
  • 60% of the fruit harvested at 21 WAF
  • 40 % of the fruit harvested at 20 WAF
  • Quality parameters, in spite of weather variables, improved
  • 90% of our fruit with sugar content between 13.5 and 15.5
  • External coloration also improved

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