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Cocoa

Author: G A R Wood; R A Lass
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman Scientific & Technical ; New York : Wiley, 1987, ©1985.
Series: Tropical agriculture series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th ed., repr. with correctionsView all editions and formats
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The fourth edition of this highly regarded book has been considerably enlarged to cover all aspects of cocoa production. Higher prices for cocoa have led to much new knowledge about the plant and changes to its methods of production. These are discussed, along with new problems that have occurred and the fresh research projects that have been needed.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wood, G.A.R. (George Alan Roskruge), 1920-
Cocoa.
London ; New York : Longman Scientific & Technical ; New York : Wiley, 1987, ©1985
(DLC) 84017152
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G A R Wood; R A Lass
ISBN: 9780470206188 0470206187 047069842X 9780470698426 1282342509 9781282342507 9786612342509 6612342501 0470698985 9780470698983
OCLC Number: 608624149
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 620 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cocoa; Contents; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; NOTE ON TERMINOLOGY; LIST OF PLATES; LIST OF FIGURES; LIST OF MAPS; GLOSSARY; 1 History and development; 2 Botany, types and populations; 3 Environment; 4 Planting material; 5 Propagation; 6 Establishment; 7 Shade and nutrition; 8 Maintenance and improvement of mature cocoa farms; 9 Replanting and rehabilitation of old cocoa farms; 10 Labour usage; 11 Diseases; 12 Insects and cocoa; 13 From harvest to store; 14 Quality and inspection; 15 Marketing; 16 Production; 17 Consumption and manufacture; APPENDIX 1 Visual symptoms of mineral malnutrition APPENDIX 2 International Cocoa StandardsAPPENDIX 3 Conversion factors; APPENDIX 4 Publications on cocoa; INDEX
Series Title: Tropical agriculture series.
Responsibility: G.A.R. Wood and R.A. Lass.

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