Vietnam's 2011/2012 coffee output may drop
01.03.2011 10:01 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
Extensive dry weather in Vietnams
coffee belt may affect the
countrys 2011/2012 harvest,
with output expected
to fall, a state-run newspaper
quoted a senior industry
official as saying on
«Water shortages, drought and climate change would
cause uneven flowering on coffee trees and thus strongly
affect the yield,» Luong Van Tu, chairman of the Vietnam
Coffee and Cocoa Association, was quoted by the Nong
Nghiep Vietnam newspaper as saying.
He said output from the next 2011/2012 crop year would
fall «strongly», but gave no figures.