This morning the distribution of fungicides began, to counterattack the black Sigatoka in banana plantations. This resolution was provided by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fishing (MAGAP).
According to the documentation, the fungicide will be distributed to small farmers who have up to 10 hectares of fruit on their farms, with a schedule of four cycles of spraying and two foliar fertilization cycles.
The MAGAP further indicates that it will continue with the payment of bunches of bananas purchased from producers, action that were prioritized during the first phase of the emergency.
The input delivery occurs within days of the end of the banana emergency, which already had worried the smallholders.