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History, taxonomy and culture of the pineapple


Pineapples, native to tropical America, have been most extensively produced in Hawaii which accounted for 85% of the 12 1/4 million cases of canned pineapple produced in 1947 by all countries of the world.

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Published with the approval of the director as Miscellaneous Paper No. 47 of the Pineapple Research Institute, University of Hawaii.

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Collins, J.L. History, taxonomy and culture of the pineapple. Econ Bot 3, 335–359 (1949).

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