Spain. 400 hectares of garlic were affected by hail

According to the Association of companies in the agricultural insurance Agroseguro, last week in the region Castile-La Mancha hail affected 416 ha of garlic.

In general, 184 fields with different cultures in this region were affected. Also, this number isn’t ruled out, as experts continue to conduct on-site inspections.


The main attack took over the cities – Las-Pedroneras  is 145 hectares and El-Pedernoso – 96 hectares.

Also, the hail affected areas of other regions such as La Alberca, La Mota del Cuervo, San Clemente, La Gineta (Albacete) and El Toboso.

Damage was 20-25% of the total crop.

According to preliminary estimates, varieties of purple garlic were most affected.

Posted by: Andrey Marchenko

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