Mapa de distribución de cultivos en Puerto Rico (1899)

Mapa de distribución de cultivos en Puerto Rico preparado por Herbert Michael Wilson (1860-1920) para el Servicio Geológico de los Estados Unidos y publicado en 1899 en el USGS Water Supply Paper No. 32. En el mapa se muestran los cultivos principales de la isla en 1899 como el café; la caña de azúcar y [...]

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NPR: Reviving Puerto Rico’s Cocoa Farms, Centuries After Hurricanes Destroyed Them

"Centuries ago, there were whole plantations of cocoa trees here in Puerto Rico. The climate is perfect for them. But a series of hurricanes wiped out much of the island's agriculture in the early 1700s, and cocoa farming never recovered. Most cocoa now is harvested in places where labor is cheaper, like in West Africa. [...]

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