Floriculture and Covid-19

Márkilla Zunete Beckmann-Cavalcante


Floriculture, especially in Brazil, is an activity in expressive grown. Since 2006, the Flower production segment has registered increases of 5% to 8%, and until the end of 2019, there was an expectation of growth of 8% to 10% (Ibraflor, 2019). However, it was not imagined that a global health problem could cause a worldwide crisis in several sectors, as well as in Floriculture. On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that the outbreak of the new Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) constituted a Public Health Emergency of International Importance (ESPII). This was how Covid-19 emerged, a disease caused by Sars-Cov-2 (PAHO, 2020) and, on March 11 of the same year, WHO declared the Covid-19 pandemic. [...]



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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1590/2447-536X.v27i1.2284

ISSN: 2447-536X

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