Severe drought has affected tea plantations in Kerala, Southern India early in 2017 leading to a decline in tea production. Devan Hill Plantations (K.D.H.P) and Harrisons Malayalam Plantations (HML), two of South India’s major tea corporates have suffered from prolonged drought in the current year. The failure of the northeast monsoons combined with a frost […]
There are problems facing Darjeeling Tea in 2017. Lack of rain has weakened aging bushes and made them susceptible to pest attack. Heavy rain removes top soil during other seasons.