Tuesday, June 25, 2013

TEA PRODUCTION AFFECTED BY HOT WEATHER: INDIA



Scorching heat has affected the tea leaves in Assam resulting in 40% decrease in its production than normal. Exposure to ambient temperature of 35 to 38 Degree Celsius during six to seven hours of the day has resulted in leaf temperature of 37 to 40 Degree Celsius in well-shaded areas of tea estates and 47 to 50 degree celsius in un-shaded areas.
June 16
http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jun1713/state07

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