Philippine Bureau of Agriculture.

Farmer’s Bulletin No. 2.

Cacao Culture in the Philippines

By
William S. Lyon,
In charge of seed and plant introduction.

Prepared under the direction of the Chief of the Bureau.
Manila:
Bureau of Public Printing.

Cacao in cultivation exists nearly everywhere in the Archipelago. I have observed it in several provinces of Luzon, in Mindanao, Joló, Basilan, Panay, and Negros, and have well-verified assurances of its presence in Cebú, Bohol, and Masbate, and it is altogether reasonable to predicate its existence upon all the larger islands anywhere under an elevation of 1,000 or possibly 1,200 meters. Nevertheless, in many localities the condition of the plants is such as not to justify the general extension of cacao cultivation into all regions. The presence of ..................

 

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