30% of Rubber Plantations Must Be Replanted

30% of Rubber Plantations Must Be Replanted

The Indonesian Rubber Council (Dekarindo) states that around 600,000-900,000 hectares or 20-30% of the total rubber plantations in Indonesia must be replanted because they are already old. At present, Indonesia's total rubber plantations reach 3 million ha. Replanting is needed to maintain national natural rubber production above 3 million tons annually. Dekarindo Chairman Aziz Pane said, the rejuvenation of the rubber plant had been initiated by the government in 2017...