Vanilla Orchids: Natural History and Cultivation

With greater than 30,000 recognized species, orchids characterize the most important relations of crops. yet just one genus has agricultural value—the Vanilla orchid. major orchid specialist Ken Cameron covers the common background of the world’s most well-liked taste and perfume and gives an advent to the pollination, biology, constitution, evolution, and variety of Vanilla and similar orchids. Vanilla Orchids additionally positive aspects equipment for bean harvest, curing, and processing for fans who are looking to test it at home.

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