Competitive Exams: Crops Coffee

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Coffee

  • Native of Southern Ethiopian highlands (Kaffa district) Dutch introduced coffee in East Indies (highly flavoured Java Coffee)

  • Mocha (from Arabian Peninsula)

  • Blue Mountain coffee (Jamaica and other West Indies)

Species of the Trees

  1. Arabica: Most important in world trade. Grown in Brazil and East Africa

  2. Robusta West African variety. It is hard and poorer in quality.

  3. Liberica High yielding, moderate quality

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