Cocoa, Forth Edition by G.A.R. Wood, R.A. Lass(auth.)

By G.A.R. Wood, R.A. Lass(auth.)

Content material:
Chapter 1 heritage and improvement (pages 1–10): G.A.R. Wood
Chapter 2 Botany, forms and Populations (pages 11–37): H. Toxopeus
Chapter three surroundings (pages 38–79): G.A.R. Wood
Chapter four Planting fabric (pages 80–92): H. Toxopeus
Chapter five Propagation (pages 93–118): G.A.R. Wood
Chapter 6 institution (pages 119–165): G.A.R. Wood
Chapter 7 coloration and nutrients (pages 166–194): M. Wessel
Chapter eight upkeep and development of Mature Cocoa Farms (pages 195–209): R.A. Lass
Chapter nine Replanting and Rehabilitation of previous Cocoa Farms (pages 210–233): R.A. Lass
Chapter 10 Labour utilization (pages 234–264): R.A. Lass
Chapter eleven illnesses (pages 265–365): R.A. Lass
Chapter 12 bugs and Cocoa (pages 366–443): P.F. Entwistle
Chapter thirteen From Harvest to shop (pages 444–504): G.A.R. Wood
Chapter 14 caliber and Inspection (pages 505–527): G.A.R. Wood
Chapter 15 advertising (pages 529–542): A.P. Williamson
Chapter sixteen construction (pages 543–586): G.A.R. Wood
Chapter 17 intake and Manufacture (pages 587–597): G.A.R. wooden

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B. and Toxopeus, H. ) with emphasis on the effect of the pollinator parent. Turrialba 27, 4: 327-32. Cheesman, E. E. (1944) Notes on the nomenclature, classification and possible relationships of cocoa populations. Trop. , Trin. 27: 144-59. Reprinted 1982 in Arch. Cocoa Res. 1: 98-116. Cope, F. W. (1962) The mechanism of pollen incompatibility in Theobroma cacao L. Heredity 17: 157-82. Cuatrecasas, J. (1964) Cacao and its allies. A taxonomic revision of the genus Theobroma. Contrib. S . Nat. Herb.

1) are borne on the ends of the branches which are bent down when the pods reach maturity. The beans have white cotyledons and are the size of small cocoa beans; they are called ‘pataste’ and have been used as an adulterant of, cocoa in Central America. Theobroma grandiflorum, known as ‘cupuaqu’ in Brazil, is well liked locally for the delicate flavour of the mucilage around the beans (Fig. 2). Theobroma cacao is a diploid species with a chromosome number of 20, and has been subdivided into two subspecies by Cuatrecasas (1964): T.

R . and Trevizan, S. (1980) Mechanical pollination of cacao using motorised knapsack sprayers in Brazil, agro-economical assessment. Rev. Theobroma 10: 149-55. Stahel. G. (1920) Een wild cacaobosch aan de Marnaboen Kreek. De Indische Mercuur 43e Jaarg. no. 39: 68 1-2. Swarbrick, J. , Toxopeus, H. and Hislop, E. C. (1964) Estate cocoa in Fernando Po. World Crops 16, 2: 35-40. Thrower, L. B. (1960) Observations on the diseases of cacao pods in Papua New Guinea: I1 - Cherelle wilt. Trop. , Trin. 37, 121-4.

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