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ca·ca·o

(kă-ka'ō),
Prepared cacao, or cocoa, a powder prepared from the roasted cured kernels of the ripe seed of Theobroma cacao Linné (family Sterculiaceae); the tree yields a fat, theobroma oil.
Synonym(s): theobroma
[native Mexican origin]
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ca·ca·o

(kă-kah'ō)
Prepared cacao, or cocoa, a powder prepared from the roasted cured kernels of the ripe seed of Theobroma cacao Linné.
[native Mexican origin]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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There have been few reports on the use of cocoa pod husk powder as organic amendments on some vegetables but no report of its use on black benniseed.
The aim of the present study was therefore to compare a number of treatments in order to improve nutritional quality of cocoa pod. Accordingly, ammoniation technique (urea treatment), fermentation with addition of molasses or rumen content, and inoculation with a white rot fungi species (Phanerochaete chrysosporium) were compared for their effectiveness to achieve the objective.
Fresh and fully ripe cocoa pods were harvested, sorted out to remove the bruised ones and divided into four parts, each containing three hundred (300) pods.
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The bioefficacy of the fractions was further tested on detached cocoa pods. The EtOAc fraction gave the highest inhibition of 57.46% on diameter of lesions.
In Western Ghat regions of Malabar, profuse breeding was observed in shed leaf sheaths of areca nut palms and cocoa pods hanging from the trees as well as grounded (5,14).
Qualitative and multivariate analyses of clonal eocoa resistance to cocoa pod borer (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae).
Garden paving will represent the shape of the cocoa pod from which cocoa is taken to make chocolate.
An insect known as the cocoa pod borer also takes its toll on the big seed pods full of the beans that yield the cocoa powder that is the basic ingredient of luscious chocolate confections adored by consumers everywhere.
1850-1860: The cocoa pod borer, a moth whose larvae infest the cacao fruit, emerges in the Indonesian archipelago.