Pimento: The Jamaican Allspice Story

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This book is on Pimento otherwise known to the spice world as Jamaican Allspice, one of Jamaica’s oldest export commodities. It is the most informative and comprehensive book to be written on the subject and the most recent publication that readers will find on the agricultural shelf of any library.

Contents:

  • History of Pimento
  • Varieties
  • Research and Extension
  • Seed Propagation
  • Vegetative Propagation
  • Care of Plants
  • Population and Identification of Trees
  • Reaping and Curing of Berries
  • Marketing
  • Leaf Oil and Berry Oil Production
  • Farmer’s Organizations
  • Appendix 1 Pimento Drying and Berry Oil Composition by Shirley Thomas
  • Appendix 2 Recipes using pimento by the Ministry of Agriculture, Jamaica (Export Division)
Authors: 
John R. Gayle
Publisher: 
IICA
Year: 
2013