6. Where in the world is coffee native to? Africa The center of biological diversity of coffee is primarily centered in the highlands of Ethiopia where deforestation is reducing gene pool diversity.Today most coffee is grown in Brazil, Columbia, Vietnam and Indonesia but over a million Ethiopian farmers also grow coffee.7.Which type of tea requires the least amount of time and labor for processing? }WarmSeasonGrasses
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White tea8.Which one of these plants could be mechanically harvested (ie. not hand-picked)? Camellia sinensis9.Which plant would grow best in Gainesville Florida? Camellia sinensis10. Which type of coffee is easiest to grow and produce highest yields? Coffea canephora 11. Which of the following citrus diseases is currently decimating the Florida citrus industry? Citrus GreeningCitrus Greening: aka Huanglongbing; caused by a bacterium, vein yellowing, yellow stains on fruit, aborted, seeds, bitter taste, premature fruit drops.Citrus Canker: caused by bacterium, tumors on fruit, premature fruit drops, still edible.12.Blueberries grow best in soil with a low pH. True Blueberries like acidic soil (4.2 -5.5 pH).13.Which type of citrus grows best in North Florida? Satsuma Mandarin Satsuma Mandarin: season - September to November (earliest of mandarin types), most cold hardy, loose skins = shipping loss.
14.Orange trees are native to Florida.False Native to Asia, typically grafted, long harvest season, easy to grow (until citrus greening & cankers)15.The optimal size of a garden for a beginning gardener is approximately: 100 square feet 16.Which type of carrots have higher levels of B-carotene and vitamin C? Late Maturing 17. Which type of tomato has the most phytochemicals? Field grown18. Which tomato product has the most lycopene? Tomato Paste19. Which tomato has the most lycopene? Brandywine (red)20. Capsaicin is the compound responsible for making hot peppers hot. Which part of a hot pepper fruit contains the most capsaicin? Inner core placenta
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