Strong Winds Destroy Hundreds of Banana Plants in Changuinola
Wednesday, July 04 2012 @ 01:53 PM EDT
Contributed by: Don Winner
Low Production - Jordan also said there will be a low production in the coming weeks, and they may not meet their commitments to international markets due to the damage caused by the storm yesterday in the province. He said it would take approximately nine months to recover from the losses caused by the storm, and he said company employees would issue the their official figures today.
Evaluation - A spokesman for the Bocas Fruit Company said they are assessing their properties farm by farm, to determine the exact number of plants damaged by the strong winds. It could be noted that on the "Débora" and "California" plantations, hundreds of plants were knocked down. (Siglo)