Haze stunts oil palm growth, oil production may fall 10% to 20%

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  • Friday, 18 Sep 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: A haze that’s engulfed parts of the world’s biggest oil palm-growing region in South-East Asia threatens to stunt fruit growth and disrupt harvesting during the peak production season.

The smog worsened this week, forcing Indonesia to deploy military personnel to fight forest fires and water bomb the rising number of hot spots. 

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