coffee tree

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The Kentucky coffee tree received its common name from the use of its seeds by early settlers as a coffee substitute.
In Mr Sannda's expert opinion, coffee trees between seven and 20 years attain the highest yields and best quality berries.
The fruits of the coffee tree are treated to remove the pulp, and the yellowish-grey beans are hulled, graded and bagged.
There's a folk remedy for radiation poisoning using Kentucky Coffee Tree seeds, corn silk, linden flowers and the seaweeds Irish moss, kelp and dulse.
Native to Africa, the coffee tree is in the gardenia family and divided into two species.
Efficacy of harvesting labor (average number of mature coffee berries remaining from 50 coffee trees after each harvesting) during 2003 and 2004, in 'La Esperanza' farm, Quimbaya, Colombia.
Coffee tree plants are shrubs even though they can grow to more than 15ft if unattended - they are normally pruned at around 10ft.
The initial reliable indication of coffee as a drink or the knowledge of the coffee tree appeared in mid fifteenth century basically through the Sufis monasteries in Yemen.
The coffee tree is always green, and never sheds all its leaves.
One of the trees scheduled for felling is a Kentucky coffee tree, Gymnocladus dioicus.
Also known as a civet, it's a creature that looks a bit like a cat with a long nose and it has a penchant for chewing coffee cherries - the fruit of the coffee tree which have coffee beans in the middle of them.
To cut costs and boost production, many coffee farmers have switched to full sun farming -- eliminating native shade trees and rainforests, and replacing them with a single variety of coffee tree.
We also saw that coffee plants on sun plantations were attacked by thermophile termites, destroying the protective coffee tree bark, which drastically reduced the longevity and productivity of the coffee plants," said Classen.
Dutch traders stole a coffee tree from the port of Mocha, and carried it to the Indonesian islands.