Economic Botany

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The biology and economics of the beverage industry

  • Ralph H. Cheney


Cocoa, coffee and tea, world-wide in their use, and yerba matte and guaraná in South America are the great non-alcoholic beverages oi plant origin which owe their stimulating qualities to their content of caffein or caffein-like alkaloids.


Economic Botany Fruit Juice Cocoa Butter Soft Drink Guaran 
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© The New York Botanical Garden 1947

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph H. Cheney
    • 1
  1. 1.Brooklyn CollegeUSA

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