Botany Essays & Term Papers

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GLIRICIDIA SEPIUM Content History Introduction and Description Common Names Chemical Compounds Toxicity Uses and Efficacy History Gliricidia was first used in Mexico to provide shade for cacao plantations. It is from this use that the Aztecs labeled the tree "Madre de Cacao" (Mother of cacao). Later, in the 18th Century, Gliricidia was brought to Sri Lanka to provide shade for coffee plantations. Today, the tree's long leafy branches are used to shade vanilla and tea

" 'It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that counts. These mean nothing. It is simply service that measures success.'-"-George Washington Carver. George Washington Carver paved the way for agriculturists to come. He always went for the best throughout his whole life. He didn't just keep the best for himself; he gave it away freely for the benefit of mankind. Not only did he achieve his goal as