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    Why is coconut the “tree of life”?

    The Coconut Palm (Cocos Nucifera L.) is referred as “The Tree of Life” due to its incredible value to man and the incredible number of products and by-products that can be created from it. And Lombok itself, is very lucky island to been given in huge amounts this natural resource. Coconut trees are grown in tropical countries mainly for the high oil content, which is widely used in both food and non-food industries (e.g. margarine and soaps). Large production areas, in particular, are found along the coastal regions in the wet tropical areas of Asia in the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. In these countries millions of people…