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Climate change may push down Pakistan's mango output
KARACHI: With constant changes in climate, Pakistan needs to adopt new techniques of farming as currently, it is not capable of dealing with the change due to obsolete agricultural practices. Considering this, the mango harvest is feared to drop 30% this season.“Global warming is the major reason behind this fall in production,” said Waheed Ahmad, Patron-in-Chief of the All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association (PFVA). “Heavy rains and hailstorms caused the decrease in output.”In 2019, mango production was expected to stand at 1.2 million tons compared with 1.8 million tons in the previous year, he said.
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Climate change may push down Pakistan's mango output
KARACHI: With constant changes in climate, Pakistan needs to adopt new techniques of farming as currently, it is not capable of dealing with the change due to obsolete agricultural practices. Considering this, the mango harvest is feared to drop 30% this season.“Global...
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