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Coffee, Cocoa and Tea

Series: Crop Production Science in Horticulture Volume: 8

By: K Willson

300 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Paperback | Jan 1999 | #41230 | ISBN: 0851989195
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NHBS Price: £49.99 $63/€59 approx

About this book

Provides an overview of the production of all three crops together and of origins, distribution and markets. Each crop is dealt with separately with coverage on the entire process of growth, nutrition and propagation.


Contents

Part 1 General: stimulant crops; origin and distribution of coffee, cocoa and tea; production and markets. Part 2 Coffee: botany and plant improvement; climatic and soil requirements and management; field management; mineral nutrition and fertilizers; pest, disease and weed control. Part 3 Cocoa: botany and plant improvement; climatic and soil requirements and management; field management; mineral nutrition and fertilizers; pest, disease and weed control. Part 4 Tea: botany and plant improvement; climatic and soil requirements and management; field management; mineral nutrition and fertilizers; pest, disease and weed control. Part 5 Processing: crop processing at the plantation and for retail sale.

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