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Cocoa / Edition 4
     

Cocoa / Edition 4

by G. A. R. Wood, R. A. Lass
 

ISBN-10: 063206398X

ISBN-13: 9780632063987

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632063987
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Series:
Tropical Agriculture Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
620
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgement.

Note on terminology.

List of Plates.

List of Figures.

List of Maps.

Glossary.

1. History and development (G.A. R. Wood).

2. Botany, types and populations (H. Toxopeus).

3. Environment (G.A.R. Wood).

4. Planting material (H. Toxopeus).

5. Propagation (G.A.R. Wood).

6. Establishment (G.A.R. Wood).

7. Shade and nutrition (M. Wessel).

8. Maintenance and improvement of mature cocoa farms (R. A. Lass).

9. Replanting and rehabilitation of old cocoa farms (R.A. Lass).

10. Labour usage (R. A. Lass).

11. Diseases (R. A. Lass).

12. Insects and cocoa (P. F. Entwistle).

13. From harvest to store (G.A.R. Wood).

14. Quality and inspection (G.A.R. Wood).

15. Marketing (A.P. Williamson).

16. Production (G.A.R. Wood).

17. Consumption and manufacture (G.A.R. Wood).

Appendix 1. Visual symptoms of mineral malnutrition.

Appendix 2. International Cocoa Standards.

Appendix 3. Conversion factors.

Appendix 4. Publications on cocoa.

Index.

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