ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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TEA INDUSTRY- Quick Profits over Larger Production

TEA INDUSTRY Quick Profits over Larger Production Tharian George K UNITED planters' Association of Southern India (known as UPASI) has formulated a plan for the revival and development of Kerala's tea industry. The profitability of tea plantations all over the country has been declining, particularly plantations in Kerala. Stagnant or declining auction prices and cost escalations since the early 1970s have been mainly responsible for this. Many small tea growers, and even some large ones, in Kerala are, therefore, shifting to more profitable crops, such as rubber.

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