CROP

Jamaica Gleaner - - MAR­KET RE­PORTS -

bio­sphere re­serve by UNESCO in 2016. Un­til Hur­ri­cane Matthew, the nar­row roads along the coast were shaded by soar­ing rows of palms.

Now, it looks like the whole place has been put through a blender. The palms, those that haven’t crashed through the roofs of houses and churches, look like they were given a bad hair­cut, crudely hacked away at the top.

In­ter­na­tional aid groups say the wide­spread crop dam­age will re­quire an in­flux of seed packs for re­plant­ing once the im­me­di­ate

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