Frost affected Moroccan banana producers badly

Frost affected Moroccan banana producers badly

http://www.freshplaza.com
9 March 2012

According to the Association of Banana Producers of Morocco (APROBA), frost has severely affected the banana cultivation in the regions Gharb and Doukkala causing damage that was estimated at more than 85% for mature plantations in production and direct financial losses of around 210,000 Durham per hectare. Young plantations were also hit by more than 60%, which will compromise the performance of the next campaign.

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Cold weather kills 11 in northern Tunisia, coldest since 1960s

Cold weather kills 11 in northern Tunisia

http://www.shanghaidaily.com
February 12, 2012

TUNIS, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) — The cold weather spell which hit many parts of Tunisia has killed at least 11 people in the northern town of Ain Draham, near Algeria’s border, Radio Mosaique FM reported Saturday.

The last cold weather spell to have hit northern and northwestern Tunisia dated back to the 1960s.

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