February - The Effect of Hot Weather Above Seasonal Norms on Hazelnuts

We have lived the hottest november-january months of the last years. With the sunny weather, the dust of the male flowers reached the female flowers which resulted in more dust in the enviroment.

After this early pollination, the pssibility of hazelnut to be damaged by frost rises. In this case, product lass may occur.

All of us are conscious of climate change. It is relatively possible that hazelnut is not affected by such instant changes.

By making the necessary applications such ad pruning, fertilizing, fighting pests, at the right time, in the right manner and the necessary amount, we can prepare our gardens to right the negatives.

What are the Damages and Fighting Methods Oflepidosaphes Ulmi?

In the shape of clams, it has a grayish Brown color, lengthwise it is 2.5-3.0 mm long. The eggs hatch early may, after the hatching is done the larva scatter on branches an leaves.


By absorbing the sap that is in the leaves, branches and stem it weakens the plant. In the case gardens to completely dry out.


Before the month of may, if they are not intensively in the garden, the branches must be cut and disposed before the eggs hatch. If there are live eggs on average in each branch sample, the garden should be sprayed. Spraying can be done at the entire garden or in a particular part, according to the distribution of the contamination. A winter obstruction should be done in february-march and before buds. Summer spraying can be done in may and in the period where 70-80% output is present, it is not recommended unless it is necessary.