Top 5 -yesterday
- Ecuador: Agriflor 2022 postponed
- South Africa: SAFGA visit to Kwazulu Natal
- Agave: The new drought-tolerant California crop?
- "With this potting robot, we are not only more efficient, we can also have more plants in the greenhouse"
- "The consumer is not standing next to the plants with a laptop to see if they meet the right specifications"
Top 5 -last month
India: Chinese plastic flowers invade market for fresh ones
“No other country consumes flowers like India does, be it daily rituals, or festivals or weddings. But now, China-made plastic flowers has taken over this market,” says Bala Siva Prasad, president of Hosur Small Farmers Association.
For a wedding contractor or an event manager, reusable flowers are cost-effective. “When a wedding costs Rs. 10 lakh, families want to cut costs. The contractor suggests cutting down cost on decoration by replacing fresh flowers with plastic flowers, says Mr. Bala Prasad.
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