Gymnosperm, angiosperm, economic botany presentations
Yvonne Sue covered the economically important coffee plant. The poster presentation included two cups of coffee labeled as being my coffee. Kona coffee was quoted at thirty dollars a pound, Jamaican Blue Mountain was quoted at fifty dollars a pound.
Marcia covered the uses and global price for black pepper.
Jessica and her camera shy partner presented on the economic value and uses of mahogany. There are a couple of stands of mahogany on the island, few students realize that the trees are non-native trees planted as a part of forestry projects.
Sweeter gave a detailed, comprehensive, all around look at cinnamon including food and medicinal uses.