7/29/2013

The EU says it will ban citrus fruit from South Africa if it finds five cases of the fungus citrus black spot. Given the 39 cases identified last year, citrus growers expect to exceed that limit, and they are responding by exploring new markets in India and China, however, exports to those countries have their own challenges. The citrus industry supports about 160,000 permanent and temporary jobs in South Africa.

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