Sunday , May 16 2021

Environment and the city damaged 16,655 hectares of fruit trees in the O & H region of Higgins

Sergi de Agricultura de O'Higgins reported that the surface of fruit trees under the influence of rain and the city last Monday was 16,655 hectares, approximately, where the climatic phenomenon caused serious damage.

According to this information, it is 19.5% of the territory of the Higgins region, and the most vulnerable municipalities are Mostazal, Codegua, Graneros, Machali, Rekuinoa, Rengo and Rancagua.

In addition, according to this latest report, the most affected crops are basins, sour cherries, peaches, nectarines, apples, pears, almonds and livestock, mainly due to fruit decline, damaged fruit and defoliation.
On Wednesday afternoon, Agriculture Minister Antonio Walker, the national director of the Institute for Agricultural Development (Indap), Carlos Recondo and Mayor Juan Manuel Masferrer will visit areas affected by climate change and announce measures to be adopted Go to help those affected.

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