Tea expert recommends mechanized plucking of tea leaves

JORHAT: A tea expert from Japan has recommended mechanised plucking of tea leaves for more productivity, reduce cost of production and resolve the problem of labour shortage.

Shingo Hattori, a tea expert from Ochiai in Japan said this during his presentation at an international seminar on ‘Mechanisation in Tea’ jointly organised by Tocklai Tea Research Institute, Jorhat and Ochiai, Japan.

“Price of Japanese green tea is increasing annually but its production registers a ..

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