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Producers forced to “throw away” millions of flowers and plants - The Portugal News

Producers forced to “throw away” millions of flowers and plants - The Portugal News | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Portuguese producers of flowers and plants warned on 27 March that they are "throwing away tons of plants" due to the "almost total stagnation of sales" caused by the pandemic of the covid-19.
"We estimate that 2.5 million plants and flowers are going to waste because sales have been stagnant. Orders have been cancelled for more than 15 days, and the tons we had produced are to be thrown away," lamented Victor Araújo, president of the Portuguese Association of Natural Plant and Flower Producers (APPPFN), to Lusa.
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Scientists discover new flower species endemic to Istanbul

Scientists discover new flower species endemic to Istanbul | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

A new endemic species of a flower was discovered in Istanbul as part of Forestry and Water Ministry's National Biodiversity Inventory and Monitoring Project (UBENİS), the Directorate General for Nature Conservation and National Parks (DKMP) said Sunday.

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