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Sinopsis: Tea is a unique crop and, incidentally, a very interesting and attractive one. The tea bush, its cultivation and harvesting do not fit into any typical cropping pattern. Moreover, its processing and marketing are specific to tea. Thus the Tea Industry stands apart and constitutes a self contained entity. This is reflected in the title given to this book, Tea: Cultivation to consumption, and its treatment of the subject. The book is logically planned - starting with the plant itself and finishing with the traditional'cuppa'. Every aspect of tea production is covered, inevitably some in greater detail than others. However, it gives an authentic and comprehensive picture of the tea industry. The text deals in detail with cultural practices and research, where desirable, on a regional basis. The technology of tea cultivation and processing has been developed within the industry, aided by applied research which was largely financed by the tea companies themselves. This contributed to a technically competent industry but tended to bypass the more academic and fundamental investigations which might bring future rewards. The sponsorship of research has now widened and the range and depth of tea research has increased accordingly. The editors and authors of this book have played their part in these recent developments which are well reported in the book.
Sinopsis: This follow-up to the book "Coffee" (also edited by Drs Willson and Clifford) looks at the tea crop from a multi-discplinary standpoint. As well as investigation the crop, its history, botany, cultivation and production, it also addresses the importance and production of the major tea varieties used as beverages, and looks at the clinical and physiological effects of tea consumption. The economics of, and world trade in, tea are also highlighted using many tables and figures which demonstrate the distribution in supply and demand of this most important crop. Each chapter has been written by an international expert and the whole has been drawn together to provide a book which should be of interest to a wide range of people concerned with all aspects of this crop, including plant scientists, agronomists and food scientists.
Título: Tea: Cultivation to consumption
Año de publicación: 1991
Condición del libro: Good
Descripción Springer, 1991. Estado de conservación: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Nº de ref. de la librería LP9780412338502
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