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The Tropical Agriculturist. The Agricultural Journal of Ceylon March 1939

1939

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Summary

Apart from the actual loss of the stored product directly due to insect attack the transference of infested beans from the warehouses to chcolate factories leads to the liberation of moths in the latter buildings with the resultant danger of infestation of manufatured chocolates and cocoa. [...] The course followed by the cured cacao of these two main classes of producer from the up-country drying floor to the exporting vessel in Colombo is not the same and consequently it was necessary for the inquiry to proceed140 along two lines one to trace the produce of the small-holder and the other that of the estates. [...] Transport in this way of an experimental bag of small-holders' cacao does not reproduce the course normally followed by small-holders' cacao ; but the method serves the purpose of the present investigation the determination of the sources of Ephestia infestation. [...] The results of the analysis of the above series of samples by the British Association of Research for the Cocoa &c. [...] The results of the analysis of this series of samples by the British Association of Research for the Cocoa &c.

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agriculture environment

Pages
66
SARF Document ID
sarf.120021

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