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Plague hits 30 percent Honduras's citrus harvest

Wednesday, April 16, 2014


 

A plague known as Huanglongbing or citrus greening disease has affected 30 percent of Honduras's citrus fruit harvest.

The most affected area is Sonaguera, in the department of Colón, where experts say losses could be catastrophic if the disease is not treated on time.

The government has increased efforts to stop the plague from spreading, as it could potentially infect the whole of the country's citrus fruit harvest, said Roberto Paz, of Honduras's Ministry for Agriculture.

Full story (in Spanish)