Palm oil production through sustainable plantations

  title={Palm oil production through sustainable plantations},
  author={Yusof Basiron},
  journal={European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology},
  • Y. Basiron
  • Published 2007
  • Business
  • European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology
The Malaysian oil palm industry is one of the most highly organised sectors of any national agriculture system of the world. Today, though, the focus has shifted to how well agriculture also meets universally accepted standards of sustainability. This paper highlights the development of oil palm cultivation and responsible farming practices in Malaysia, the world's largest producer of palm oil. The oil palm has had a natural head start in fulfilling sustainability indicators due to its plant… Expand

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