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Cajuput tree trellises used to grow pepper

KIÊN GIANG — Farmers in Kiên Giang Province’s Gò Quao District are using environmentally-friendly cajuput trees as trellises instead of concrete or wooden pillars to grow pepper plants. Most of the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta district’s 250ha of pepper are using cajuput trees, saving costs for farmers. Nguyễn Anh Vũ, who has planted pepper with the trees in Gò Quao’s Vĩnh Hòa Hưng Bắc Commune for 14 years, said widespread use of the trees began in 2000. Many farmers are also growing pepper [...]