Heavy Rain Damages Cocoa Flowers Ahead Of Ivory Coast Crop
Heavy rain in Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions has damaged cocoa flowers and small pods on trees, pod counters and farmers said, raising concern for the development of the upcoming main crop.
Ivory Coast is the world's top cocoa grower, and annual production reached a record 2 million tonnes last season. The country is now preparing for its 2018/19 season, which opens in October and runs through March.
Dip In Survival Rate
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