Thai Waxy Tapioca X20 propagation by TAPIOPLAST® inside Bio-Compostable Nursery bags sms-underline

On Feb 24th,2021, SMS Group and Thantawan Industry PCL arranged Thai Waxy Tapioca Propagation to farmers, held by Mr. Khem Wanglee – managing director of SMS Group and Mr. Detbordin Riensubdee– Deputy Managing Director of Thantawan Industry PLC.

The farmers were instructed on the deep knowledge of Waxy Tapioca X20 by the agronomist team from Siam Quality Starch, the proper propagation for high yield in cassava plantation. The unique value of this new Waxy Tapioca X20 veriety is in its capacity to propagate from one cassava stem to 20 units (set 1 meter apart) through the plantation.

Another highlight was emphasized on the 1,000 TAPIOPLAST® inside bio-compostable nursery bags given to each farmer, encouraging the sustainable propagation with the innovation of SMS TAPIOPLAST® which provides degradation rate within 90 days. 

The farmers member were led to plant nurseries by the agronomist team to learn the practical cultivation and detailed plant parenting.

This campaign was aimed to implement the cassava plantation expansion for farmers, promote Thai agricultural production with eco-friendly Bio-compostable innovation, and to help create sustainable growth for the Thai agricultural sector.

SMS Group and Thantawan Industry PCL thank all collaboration teams in asisting and driving this sustainable project for long-term agricultural development.