Coffee: Botany, Biochemistry

ISBN 13: 9780709907879

Coffee: Botany, Biochemistry

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We live in an era of constantly accelerating scientific and social change brought about by developments in education, technology and modem communication. This is a time of questioning and new perceptions affecting all facets of our daily lives. With increasing frequency issues are being raised which demand answers and new approaches. This increases the responsibility of those involved in determining the future shape of the world of coffee. The dependence of developing countries on income generated from trade in coffee, the emergence of new processing techniques, health implications and questions of quality of coffee in the cup are among the issues related to coffee. The knowledge required to form the basis to resolve these issues for the benefit of the multitudes of coffee drinkers will be generated only through the systematic build up of information and its subsequent evaluation. Science and modem technology provide essential tools for these endeavours. This book should act as a stimulant to thought and creativity so the issues facing the industry may be fully analysed and a healthy future for coffee secured. It marks a step forward in laying the foundation for coffee's future. Alexandre F. Beltrao Executive Director International Coffee Organisation London PREFACE We have long been fascinated by coffee and on many occasions bemoaned the lack of a comprehensive text dealing with the varied scientific aspects. With the encouragement of Tim Hardwick of Croom Helm Ltd, we decided to pool our resources and produce just such a multi-author volume.

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Contenuti:

1 A History of Coffee.- 2 Botanical Classification of Coffee.- 3 Coffee Selection and Breeding.- 4 Climate and Soil.- 5 Physiology of the Coffee Crop.- 6 Mineral Nutrition and Fertiliser Needs.- 7 Cultural Methods.- 8 Pest Control.- 9 Control of Coffee Diseases.- 10 Green Coffee Processing.- 11 World Coffee Trade.- 12 The Microscopic Structure of the Coffee Bean.- 13 Chemical and Physical Aspects of Green Coffee and Coffee Products.- 14 The Technology of Converting Green Coffee into the Beverage.- 15 The Physiological Effects of Coffee Consumption.

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9781461566595: Coffee: Botany, Biochemistry and Production of Beans and Beverage

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ISBN 10:  1461566592 ISBN 13:  9781461566595
Casa editrice: Springer Verlag, 2013
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9780870554919: Coffee: Botany, Biochemistry, and Production of Beans and Beverage

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ISBN 10: 0709907877 ISBN 13: 9780709907879
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