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Production of coconut seedlings for the north expedited

Jul 16, 2011 6:47:39 AM - itnnews.lk

The production of coconut seedlings required in the Northern Province is being expedited.

Minister Jagath Pushpakumara has informed the relevant officials to take measures to produce the required seedlings in the same region. The Minister informed this when he made an inspection tour at the model field centre of the Wannankeni estate in Kilinochchi under the Coconut Cultivation Board. The Minister has instructed the officials to focus more on producing coconut seedling varieties that provide higher yields. Officials of the Ministries of Coconut Development and Janatha Estate Development also participated in the occasion.