Organic matter content in sugar soils low

Assistant Minister for Sugar George Vegnathan meets with farmers at the consultation on the National Sugar Industry policy at Khalsa Primary School in Ba. Picture: BALJEET SINGH/FILE

ORGANIC matter content in Fiji’s sugar cane belt soils is generally very low as a result of continuous long-term mono cropping. Assistant Minister for Sugar George Vegnathan relayed this concern to more than 50 growers at a recent public lecture organised by the Sugar Research Institute of Fiji in Lautoka. “After the expansion of the […]

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