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Life and Death in the Plantation: Tea and the travel of seeds, plants and science across the Indian Ocean
Stockholms universitet, Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten, Socialantropologiska institutionen.
2021 (Engelska)Ingår i: Seedways: The Circulation, Control and Care of Plants in a Warming World / [ed] Bengt G. Karlsson; Annika Rabo, Stockholm: Kungliga Vitterhetsakademien , 2021, s. 121-144Kapitel i bok, del av antologi (Övrigt vetenskapligt)
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In this essay I seek to retrace the movement of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis var. assamica) from the forest to the plantation, and from Assam across the Indian Ocean to East Africa and the Kenyan highlands. As the plant has moved it has been altered to suit demands for higher productivity, as well as to suit soil and climatic conditions in new locations. One of the more significant results of such plant breeding efforts in Kenya is the release of the tea clone TRFK 306/1, popularly known as “purple tea”. Purple tea is a new variety of the plant that Singphos and other indigenous communi- ties cultivated in the Assam forest and adjoining areas of highland Burma and Yunnan, China. My aim here is to explore the interaction of people and plants, and to think about what happens when plants travel. Such movements are usually in the form of travelling seed. How do plants thrive when they land up in a foreign setting, and what is gained and lost in the migration?

Ort, förlag, år, upplaga, sidor
Stockholm: Kungliga Vitterhetsakademien , 2021. s. 121-144
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Kungliga Vitterhetsakademien Konferenser, ISSN 0348-1433 ; 104
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Plantations, tea, Purple tea, seed, mobile plants, Kenya, India
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socialantropologi
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-199738ISBN: 978-91-88763-21-1 (tryckt)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-199738DiVA, id: diva2:1619870
Tillgänglig från: 2021-12-14 Skapad: 2021-12-14 Senast uppdaterad: 2021-12-14Bibliografiskt granskad

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