The eastward shift of tea industry

By Emma Chang | 09 October 2018 | 0 Comments
In the pre-Qin period, the drinking and production of Chinese tea was mainly spread in the Bashu area. After the Qin and Han dynasties unified the country, the tea industry and the economic and cultural exchanges with the local governments, especially the processing and planting of tea, first spread to the east and south
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Ancient tea matters

By Emma Chang | 08 October 2018 | 0 Comments
China's contribution to humans in the tea industry is mainly due to the discovery of tea and the use of tea, and its development into a magnificent uniqueness tea culture in China, the East and the whole world . As recorded in the history books of China, before the unknown tea drinking, “the ancients drank water in the summer and the soup in the winter”. Taking tea as a drink has changed the habit of drinking raw water and greatly improved the health of the people.
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Ecological type of tea tree

By Emma Chang | 30 September 2018 | 0 Comments
In the process of diffusion and migration, tea trees have undergone various changes in order to adapt to local environmental conditions. In the long-term natural selection, six ecological types have been formed.
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Evolution of tea trees

By Emma Chang | 29 September 2018 | 0 Comments
The origin of the tea tree is about the Oligocene. Due to the geological evolution from the third century, the ascending movement in the Himalayas and the rise of the Hengduan Mountains in the southwestern terraces have emerged, so that the origin of the tea tree in the fourth century is in the main part of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau.
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Why is a Puerh tea cake weigh 357 grams?

By Emma Chang | 28 September 2018 | 0 Comments
There are many shapes of Pu'er tea, cake-shaped, tuo-shaped, pumpkin-shaped, brick-shaped, etc., but the most common and classic is still tea cake, the default weight is 357g. Why is the Pu'er tea cake 357 grams?
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The origin and evolution of tea trees

By Emma Chang | 27 September 2018 | 0 Comments
Origin refers to the geographical origin and cultivation origin of tea trees. Evolution refers to the continuous and irreversible changes of tea tree morphological characteristics, physiological characteristics, metabolic types, utilization functions under the influence of geographical environment changes and human activities.
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Chinese wild big tea trees

By Emma Chang | 26 September 2018 | 0 Comments
Among the rich tea tree germplasm resources in China, there is a large number of non-artificially cultivated big tea trees, commonly known as wild big tea trees.
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Southwest China is the origin of tea trees

By Emma Chang | 25 September 2018 | 0 Comments
This idea was first seen in the article "The Origin of Tea Tree" by Wu Juenong, published in 1922. The article points out that "China has thousands of years of tea industry history, and it is the place where the world needs tea... No one is impossible to deny that China is the origin of tea." It is from Chinese more than 2,700 years ago, Shennong's use of tea for medicine, the history of tea cultivation and utilization, and the modern investigation of the distribution of tea trees, suggesting th
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The origin of the tea tree

By Emma Chang | 21 September 2018 | 0 Comments
Tea is native to China. In 1753, the plant taxonomist Carolus Linnaeus named the tea tree ‘Thea sinensis’, which was recognized by the world more than two hundred years ago. However, the origin of tea trees is still one of the controversial issues in academia.
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The oldest tea artifact

By Emma Chang | 20 September 2018 | 0 Comments
In summary, the tea tree was first discovered by the Chinese, was first used by the Chinese, and was first cultivated by the Chinese. At the same time, China has the world's oldest tea artifacts, which provides evidence of China's origin as a tea tree from another perspective.
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