Sugar is a very tempting and delightful sweetener to foods used every day, all over the world to satisfy our appetites. One year after Christopher Columbus’s first voyage in 1493, Columbus introduced cane sugar to the islands of the Caribbean. During this time sugar was not known to most people in Europe. That changed soon enough and caused the production of sugar to become a large industry. The sugar trade was driven by land and climate, consumer demand, and the economy.
Ireland became so dependent on the white potato that when a potato blight raved the crops, Ireland experienced widespread famine. Europe experienced the most benefit from the exchange of foods and crops during this time; old world crops such as sugar, coffee, soybeans, oranges, and bananas could be cultivated in new world climates which fueled the demand for these crops . This increased the available supply of food and significantly dropped the prices, allowing the general population access leading to the adoption of new foods in all parts of the world. Perhaps the most beneficial crop discovery in the new world was the
Anemones Anemone comes from anemos, the Greek word for wind, thus giving Anemone the name wind flower. The genus Anemone consists of 120 species of perennial flowering plants, which grow from tubers. Anemones grow wild in many European countries, in North America, and Japan. Anemones are closely related to Pasque flower (Pulsatilla) and Hepatica (Hepatica); some botanists include both of these genera within the genus Anemone. The Anemone meaning wind flower, which signifies that the wind that blows the petal open will also, eventually, blow the dead petals away; are perennial herbs with an underground rootstock, and radical, more or less deeply cut leaves.
2) because it states that sugar cane was grown with an abundance of rainfall, at least 80 to 90 inches per year. This makes sense because a large number of crops are grown well with a great quantity of water. Besides that, sugar cane needed to grow in a temperature range between 68-90 degrees with soil that was alluvial or volcanic with a mixture of sand silt and clay mix. Using common sense, you can conclude that sugar cane needs to grown in warm temperatures with an assortment of soil. As shown in (Doc.1) you could see why the British and the French competed for power over the Caribbean.
Seven plant families are only found here, the highest number of any biodiversity hotspot in the world. The plant family didiereaceae, composed of four genera and 11 species, is limited to the spiny forests of southwestern Madagascar. Four-fifths of the world's pachypodium species are endemic to the island. Three-fourths of Madagascar's 960 orchid species are found here alone, as are six of the world's eightbaobab species. The island is also home to around 170 palm species, three times as many as are found on mainland Africa; 165 of these are endemic.
The Caribbean islands were a great place for sugar to be produced because of the warm climates, rainfall, latitude, and soil composition (doc. 2). Since the sugar was produced from colonies it was exported cheaply to England where it was processed and sold back to the colonies for money which benefited the ‘mother country’(doc. 12). To buy an adult male slave on the West African coast was on 14 pounds in 1748 and to sell a slave in England during the same year was 32 pounds(doc 9).
Varietal character, however, while somewhat predictable, is not precise; variations occur, since virtually all vines are propagated by cloning. Some grape types are more prone to clonal variation, than others. The name of a particular variety, therefore, should be considered a "surname" for vines that share a genetic history. Each varietal "family" may, in turn, include only a few or very many individual "sibling" clones, each with its own particular traits and its clonal name or number considered its "given" name. There are over 10,000 documented varieties within the sub-species Vitis vinifera (the "European" or "true" wine grapes).
The tropical rain forest is a forest of tall trees in a region of year-round warmth. 6-7 months of dry season. in tropical dry forest about 150-200 cm annually. The trees of a tropical rainforest are so densely packed that rain falling on the canopy can take as long as 10 minutes to reach the ground. The tropical rainforest is found between 10 ° N and 10 ° S latitude at elevations below 3,000 feet.
Triarc sold it to Cadbury Schweppes for $1.45 billion in September 2000. It was spun off in May 2008 to its current owners. Starting in May 2009, Snapple was made with sugar, not high fructose corn syrup. However, in certain areas, the old Snapple is being sold in stores, although is becoming more and more rare. Current Scenario: Currently, there are four different types of Snapple: Tea(diet and regular), Juice Drinks, Lemonade, and Bottled Water.
Catnip (Nepata cataria) Mint Family (Lamiaceae) For Mr. P. Friemann Written by Simon Dunn-Plouffe Catnip of which the latin name is Nepata cataria, is in the mint family (Lamiaceae). Catnip has clusters of pale white or whitish-lavender flowers with purplish spots, in between the flowers, in the clusters, there are soft white downy hairs. The stems are dark green, very thin and have no hairs. The flowers are 1.3 cm long and stem is 30-90cm high. Catnip normally flowers between June and September depending on the area and the weather.