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The hops was in a very good condition to the beginning harvest and it gave a presumption for a very good harvest both yields and alpha acids content. The hop yields is slightly above border long-term average.
Most of growers started the harvest in term from 17. 8. 2009 to 23. 8. 2009. According the last estimation most of growers will finish the harvest of Saaz variety till 4. 9. 2009 and it will follow by harvesting of the other varieties (Premiant, Agnus, Sladek).
The health condition was a good on most of hopgardens. The biggest problem caused in this year strong appearence of the red spider mite, which reproducted during heats in the begging August. Some areas was necessary harvest earlier, because it wasn´t possible use any chemical spraying for protection with respect to the protection deadlines.