A lecturer at the university of Port Harcourt DR. Clara Ifeanyi Obi has been; advised to cultivate cocoyam under tree shapes in order to shield it from the harsh effect to intense radiation from the harsh effect of intense radiation from the sun.
Dr.Ifeanyi-Obigave the advice in Umuahia, while delivering her paper at a workshop on cultivating cocoyam under a changing climate organized by climate.
The Climate Research Capacity and leadership Enhancement for Cocoyam farmers be; drawn the 17 local government areas of Abia State.
She said, ”plant where there are tress in order to reduce excessive heat.
Also noted that line tress would help to provide shade for the crop against the persistent and the intense heat.
She noted that lined trees would help to provide shade for the crop against the persistent; and intense heat that had from climate change.