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close this bookBetter Farming Series 22 - Cocoa (FAO - INADES, 1977, 32 p.)
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View the documentPreface
Open this folder and view contentsGrowing cocoa
Open this folder and view contentsChoosing seeds and growing seedlings
Open this folder and view contentsChoosing and preparing the plantation site
Open this folder and view contentsTaking care of the plantation
View the documentHarvesting the pods
View the documentProcessing cocoa beans
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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?