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The Coconut Odyssey: The Bounteous Possibilities of the Tree of Life

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By: Mike Foale

132 pages, Col photos, illus


Paperback | Dec 2003 | #142846 | ISBN: 1863203699
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Summarises the case for the coconut, describing its full potential for better health, food and the environment. It traces the evolutionary voyage of the coconut, explores the way the coconut grows and bears fruit, and the ornamental and yield diversity of coconut strains. It also dispels some myths and describes the potential for commercial and domestic use of coconuts.

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