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Authored by: Anna Richardson-Thomas
Coconut is known by different names, the Coco, Cocos nucifera, coconut palm and the Coconut tree. Its fruit is also known as the coconut.
In Trinidad, deliberate cultivation is said to have started in Mayaro by Phillipe Alphonse. Mr. Alphonse made a decision “every week-end” to “ride through Mayaro trace and plant coconuts” (Anthony 170). Today t...