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Old 23-12-2009, 07:42 AM posted to rec.food.drink.coffee,alt.coffee
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Default Seven new coffee species discovered

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-sto...5875-21915188/

"Seven wild species of coffee are among 290 new
plants found by Kew Gardens botanists this year..."


We may have some *really* different coffees from
Madagascar to look forward to in the not too distant
future.

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"Steve Ackman" wrote in message
rg...

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-sto...5875-21915188/

"Seven wild species of coffee are among 290 new
plants found by Kew Gardens botanists this year..."


We may have some *really* different coffees from
Madagascar to look forward to in the not too distant
future.

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That might take a while. First the plants need to be propagated and then
test grown untill enough beans can be produced to see if it is worth growing
as is on a production basis and then seeing what the results are for
polinazation and optimal growing conditions.

It could be years before commercial viability is deturmined.

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About the time I had mastered getting the toothpaste back in the tube, then
they come up with this striped stuff.




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