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Stop use of pesticides vs ‘cocolisap,’ gov’t urged

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Concerned stakeholders of the country’s ailing coconut industry on Friday called on the government to stop the use of toxic pesticide neonicotinoid in the war against the coconut scale insect (CSI) or “cocolisap.”

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Quezon farmers want coco levy accounted for

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Quezon farmers want to know if the P72-billion coconut levy is still intact in the government coffers.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Natural enemy of ‘cocolisap’ found

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Scientists on Monday announced a breakthrough in the fight against the destructive “cocolisap” with the discovery of a wasp-like native insect as a “natural enemy.”

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Export of PH copra grinds to a halt

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The extent of the devastation wreaked on the country’s coconut industry by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” and aggravated by a delayed government response to coconut scale infestation (CSI) is slowly unraveling with a group of coconut producers saying there was zero export of copra for at least four months this year.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Gov’t OKs organic spray vs coco pest

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The Fertilizer and Pesticides Authority (FPA) has approved for distribution an organic spray being eyed to thwart the outbreak of coconut scale insects (CSI), locally referred to as “cocolisap” infestation.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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