Coffea arabica - Arabica Coffee
Coffea (coffee) is a genus of ten species of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. They are shrubs or small trees, native to subtropical Africa and southern Asia. Seeds of this plant are the source of the beverage coffee. The seeds are called "beans" in the trade. Coffee beans are widely cultivated in tropical countries in plantations for both local consumption and export to temperate countries. Coffee is one of the world's major commodity crops and is the major export product of some countries.
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- Coffee & Conservation - Many resources on sustainable coffee, including reviews, especially shade coffee and biodiversity
- Just About Coffee — General information webpage about the coffee tree subject.
- Coffea arabica by James A. Duke — detailed information about this species.
- Article about the nutritional needs of coffee plants.
- University of Hawaii spreadsheets dealing with costs of production including those of coffee growing in Hawaii.
- Farmers Bookshelf guide to coffee growing and processing in Hawaii.
- United States Department of Agriculture — Foreign Agriculture Service (Source of coffee (and other commodities) production and consumption data).