Climate change in East Java is affecting the apple crop

Assad Asnawi (Reuters)

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Pasuruan, East Java
Monday, May 16, 2022

When the dark clouds gather in the morning sky, Indonesia:Apple farmer Ali Akhbar is in a hurry to finish spraying pesticides on his trees by next afternoon.

It’s officially the beginning of a dry season in East Java province, but incessant rains this year again wreaked havoc on thousands of apple growers like Akhbar, disrupting the flowering season, damaging flowering and reducing yields.

Unhealthy weather has also led to an increase in pests and diseases, forcing some growers to take out loans to keep pesticides at bay so that years of work are not wasted.

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