Disaster strikes citrus industry

[caption id="attachment_202301" align="aligncenter" width="630"] BADLY AFFECTED: Citrus Farmer Japhta April attributes the mysterious occurrences to the drought
Picture: JUDY DE VEGA[/caption]

Huge blow as mysterious outbreak cuts output by nearly half

The citrus industry is in the midst of a disaster, with up to 40% of oranges dropping off trees at farms in the Sundays River Valley due to an unknown phenomenon.