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New cocoa disease in Brazil leads to debate on new production in Pará state

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In addition to health controls by the Sanitary Defense Secretariat (SDE), regarded as not very complex, the Cocoa Farming Plan Executive Committee (CEPLAC) believes that one of the ways to mitigate the spread of the monilia pod rot disease to Bahia is to increase the level of industrialization in Pará, the state that shares the leadership in cultivation, according to the IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics).

While preventing occurrences such as these in border areas from having to travel across the country for the beans to be processed in Bahia - and not spreading the . . .

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