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Jules Janick

once used as currency by the Aztecs; the fruits are a common feature in pre-Columbian pottery ( Fig. 13 ). Ground fermented cocoa bean is the main source of chocolate. The pulp surrounding the seed is delicious and remains to be commercially exploited

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David S. Conner and Kathleen Demchak

differentiate their farm from similar orchards: “Late season strawberries help sell u-pick apples.” Finally, many growers incorporate value-added products. One sells chocolate-dipped strawberries as part of a school fundraiser. Others freeze any excess (e

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Samantha Jay Forbes, Guiliana Mustiga, Alberto Romero, Tobin David Northfield, Smilja Lambert, and Juan Carlos Motamayor

and dried, these seeds constitute the raw product cocoa upon which the chocolate industry is based ( Leal et al., 2008 ). The need to increase crop productivity and farmer income ( Edwin and Masters, 2005 ; Gockowski and Sonwa, 2011 ), as well as a

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Ksenija Gasic, John E. Preece, and David Karp

College Selection. Selected on local farms in Trinidad and Tobago. Parentage unknown; introduced into the National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS) in 1956. Fruit: seed/pod 33.4; pod index 25.7; 65% chocolate; flavor smooth chocolate, silky; color great

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Dario Stefanelli, Roberto J. Zoppolo, Ronald L. Perry, and Franco Weibel

, MI Abstr. 136. Perry, R.L. 2002 Spacing the fruit Mich. State Univ. Dept. of Hort 20 June 2007 < http://www.hrt.msu.edu/department/Perry/Spacing_Fruit/Spacing_Fruit_Index.htm >. Perry, R.L. 2000a Belgium produces more than waffles and chocolates

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Alba J. Collart, Stephen L. Meyers, and Jason K. Ward

the second for three different brands of chocolate bars. After all practice bids were submitted and while the participants completed the knowledge quiz, the researchers downloaded the data, randomly selected one of the two practice rounds and one of

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Michael A. Arnold

beer with which you toast that success. At the end of a long day, horticulture is the chocolate that you sneak as a reward before bedtime. When you or a family member is sick and needs help, horticultural crops are often the source of the medicines that

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Shasha Wu, Youping Sun, Genhua Niu, James Altland, and Raul Cabrera

on the species. Plains zinnia ( Zinnia grandiflora ) plants all died at an EC of 7.3 dS·m −1 , and chocolate daisy ( Berlandiera lyrata ) had low survival percentages and low foliar ratings at EC of 5.5 and 7.3 dS·m −1 ( Niu et al., 2012a ). Treasure

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Marvin P. Pritts

teaching assistant the night before class. Some ingredients (e.g., single source chocolates and edible insects) are not available locally so are mail ordered. Table 3. Useful online videos for the Hands-On Horticulture class at Cornell University that

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Justin D. Butcher, Kevin M. Crosby, Kil Sun Yoo, Bhimanagouda S. Patil, A.M.H. Ibrahim, Daniel I. Leskovar, and John L. Jifon

chocolate ( Crosby, 2008 ). Some Habanero peppers supply a unique fruity flavor and distinct aroma making them popular additions to various dishes ( Andrews, 1995 ; Crosby, 2008 ; Greenleaf, 1986 ). Moreover, Habanero peppers are gaining popularity as a