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Friday, 16 November 2012 - 13:05
75,000 coconut trees felled
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Minister of Coconut cultivation and public land development Jagath Pushpakumara stated that due to the leaf rot disease spreading in the Southern Province, more than 75,000 coconut trees will have to be felled in the Matara District alone.

Speaking to our news team, the minister stated that close to 175,000 coconut trees have already been felled in the Southern Province.

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