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What Countries Grow Cocoa Beans?

Tim Boyle/Getty Images News/Getty ImagesThe cocoa tree originated in South America, where it was an integral part of many cultures. This tree is known as “Theobroma cacao” in Latin; Theobroma translates to “food of the gods.” Cocoa beans are grown in three major regions.Central and South America and the CaribbeanJupiterimages/Comstock/Getty ImagesThe South American countries of Brazil and Ecuador are the leading cocoa producers in that region of the world.
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Beekeeping: Roles of the worker bee

The tasks of the worker bee are divided into: cleaning of the hive and of the remote maintenance of the brooding assistance for orientation mothersconstruction of faviventilation of the hivetransformation of nectar into honey and preservation of the sameprotection of the hive Table 2 - Chronological sequence of activities Tasks Time spent in days from birthDuration in clean beefrom 0 to 33 bee nut from 3 to 107 bee ceraiolada 10 to 166 bee storekeeper from 16 to 204 bee guardian from 20 to 211 forager of which 10 is exploratory bee from 21 to 4221 Total 42 Source: Contessi, A.
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How to Store Turnips

Turnips are a cool weather crop and can survive well into the fall frosts. In fact, exposure to cooler conditions might improve the overall flavor of the tubers.Liberal applications of mulch can extend the turnip growing season into the early winter.Turnips are hardy cool-season root vegetables. There is a wide variety of turnip types from which to choose, so selecting one that is suitable to your region of the country should be a simple matter.
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How to Propagate Lemon Verbena

Aloysia triphylla, or lemon verbena, reaches a respectable 10 to 15 feet tall in its native Chile and Peru. But cooks everywhere have discovered the joy of keeping smaller specimens warm and happy on kitchen windowsills year round. Lemon verbena propagates readily from softwood cuttings taken in late spring or early summer.
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Breeds of dogs: Bullmastiff

Origin, classification and historical background Origin: England F.C.I classification: Group 2 - pinscher, schnauzer, molossoid dogs and Swiss cattle dogs Like all molossoids, the ancestors of this fascinating breed have lived in distant centuries. Today's Bullmastiff, on the other hand, is relatively recent, because it derives from particular crossings with different breeds.
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How to Grow Pachysandra Ground Cover

Pachysandra can be purchased in spring from local garden centers and nurseries. It is typically available in flats of 50 to 100 rooted cuttings, which can be planted directly into the garden.Never expose pachysandra ground cover to full sun, as the leaves will brown or even drop off completely. Foliage commonly burns in winter when protective tree-cover is not available, but the plants will recover the following spring.
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