Horticultural Work with the Clove Tree in Zanzibar

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1949
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May W.B
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Eugenia Aromatics, Baill, the Clove Tree, the dried unopened flower buds of which form the Clove of' commerce, is widely planted on the islands of Zanzibar and Pemba. In fact, these two islands produce 82 per cent. of the world’s supply. The Clove is used chiefly in spices, as flavouring for Indonesian cigarettes, Clove oil for the scientist and dentist, Vanilla essence, and of course, Apple pie.
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Gardens' Bulletin, CXXV (3254), p. 178-179