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

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

by K.P. Prabhakaran Nair
     
 

ISBN-10: 0123846773

ISBN-13: 9780123846778

Pub. Date: 06/03/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Science

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

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Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123846778
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
06/03/2010
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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

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