Machinery physically impossible

PETALING JAYA: Terrain limitation is a major factor which requires physical labour even though the plantation industry is trying hard to incorporate automation.

Incorporated Society of Planters chief executive Rajendran Irusan said: “Even though there are fertiliser spreaders, mechanisation and harvesting machines, the landscape in Malaysia, which is hilly and uneven, poses a hindrance.

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