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close this bookBetter Farming Series 22 - Cocoa (FAO - INADES, 1977, 32 p.)
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View the documentPreface
close this folderGrowing cocoa
View the documentCocoa is grown on trees
View the documentWhat varieties of cocoa can be grown in Africa?
View the documentWhy cocoa is grown
close this folderChoosing seeds and growing seedlings
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View the documentChoosing seeds
View the documentSowing seed sin nursery beds or in baskets
View the documentLifting seedlings from nursery beds
close this folderChoosing and preparing the plantation site
View the documentChoosing the site
View the documentClearing the site
View the documentPreparing to plant cocoa trees
View the documentPlanting cocoa trees in a plantation
close this folderTaking care of the plantation
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View the documentWeeding and soil cover
View the documentPruning cocoa trees
View the documentApplying fertilizers
View the documentProtection from insects and diseases
View the documentHarvesting the pods
View the documentProcessing cocoa beans
View the documentSuggested question paper

Suggested question paper


The fruits of the cocoa tree are called
Cocoa and chocolate are made from the of the beans.

The young cocoa tree needs to be protected by .....

The soil must be with cut weeds or palm fronds.

The most dangerous insects for the cocoa tree are .....
Pods must be picked only when they are quite .....

A badly bean is of poor quality.


Of what parts does the cocoa bean consist?
Why should you make a nursery bed?
Why should you cover the soil in the plantation?
How should cocoa trees be pruned?
What do your people do at home to protect cocoa trees against insects and diseases?
How should you clear the land before making a cocoa plantation?
What must you do to get cocoa of very good quality?