The Agronomy and Economy of Important Tree Crops of the Developing World

Other | April 22, 2010

byK.P. Prabhakaran Nair, K.p. Prabhakaran Nair

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Major tree crops contribute substantially to the economy of many developing countries on the Asian, African and Latin American continents. For example, coffee is the main revenue earner for Kenya. This book provides a comprehensive review of the agronomy, botany, taxonomy, genetics, chemistry, economics, and future global prospects of a range of crops that have great food, industrial and economic value such as cocoa, coffee, cashew, oil palm and natural rubber.



  • Discusses the major tree crops of great economic value to the developing world
  • The author is an eminent scientist who has won numerous awards for his work in this area

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Major tree crops contribute substantially to the economy of many developing countries on the Asian, African and Latin American continents. For example, coffee is the main revenue earner for Kenya. This book provides a comprehensive review of the agronomy, botany, taxonomy, genetics, chemistry, economics, and future global prospects of ...

Format:OtherDimensions:368 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 22, 2010Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123846781

ISBN - 13:9780123846785

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Arecanut

2. Cashewnut

3. The Coconut Palm

4. Cinchona

5. Cocoa

6. Coffee

7. Oil Palm

8. Rubber

9. Tea

10. Wattle