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Improved Seed Varieties of Cocoa

» 1. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: CRINTc-8 ()  ||   Released in 2010  ||   Registered in 2010

Outstanding Characteristics : High adaptation to Moist Savanna and drier areas, Flavour Good for chocolate and resistance to the black pod disease. (1.2-1.5t/ha)

» 2. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: CRINTc-7 ()  ||   Released in 2010  ||   Registered in 2010

Outstanding Characteristics : Highly resistant to mirid attack; suited to high rainfall and drier areas and excellent chocolate quality. (1.6-1.9t/ha)

» 3. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: CRINTc-6 ()  ||   Released in 2010  ||   Registered in 2010

Outstanding Characteristics : High adaptation to high rainfall area due to resistance to the black pod disease (Phytophythora pod rot). (1.4-1.65t/ha)

» 4. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: CRINTc-5 ()  ||   Released in 2010  ||   Registered in 2010

Outstanding Characteristics : Resistance to mirid insect attack, source of resistance to the 'Witches Broom' disease and adaptation to drier area. (1.5-1.85t/ha)

» 5. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: CRINTc-4 ()  ||   Released in 2010  ||   Registered in 2010

Outstanding Characteristics : Especially suited to the Moist Savanna and drier areas. (1.5-1.8t/ha)

» 6. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: CRINTc-3 ()  ||   Released in 2010  ||   Registered in 2010

Outstanding Characteristics : Highly resistant to Phytophythora pod rot and mirid (Sahlbergella singularis ) Early fruiting (one year earlier than the F3 Amazon variety) and high yielding with 'Superior Cocoa Base' quality. Especially suited to high rainfall areas due to resistance to the black pod disease (Phytophythora pod rot). (1.7-2t/ha)

» 7. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: CRINTc-2 ()  ||   Released in 2010  ||   Registered in 2010

Outstanding Characteristics : Early fruiting (one year earlier than the F3 Amazon variety) and high yielding with 'Superior Cocoa Base' quality. (1.94-2.3t/ha)

» 8. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: CRINTc-1 ()  ||   Released in 2010  ||   Registered in 2010

Outstanding Characteristics : Early fruiting (one year earlier than the F3 Amazon variety) and high yielding with 'Acceptable Cocoa Base' quality. (1.9- 2.2t/ha)

» 9. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: Synthetic Series IV (TC-4)  ||   Released in 1972  ||   Registered in 1999

Outstanding Characteristics : Good establishment ability, tolerance CSSV and pod rot with a habitat of low land humid rain forest.

» 10. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: Synthetic Series II (Hybrid 24 CSS II)  ||   Released in 1967  ||   Registered in 1999

Outstanding Characteristics : Good establishment ability, more precocious and high yielding than F3 Amazon, high pod value, exhibition of high degree of heterosis. Has a low land humid main forest habitat.

» 11. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: Synthetic Series III (CRIN synthetic series I and F3 Amazon)  ||   Released in 1967  ||   Registered in 1999

Outstanding Characteristics : Best for rehabilitation in area of swollenshoot mass infection

» 12. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: Hybrid Series (TC-1)  ||   Released in 1967  ||   Registered in 1999

Outstanding Characteristics : Best adapted to dry conditions. And it has pale to dark purple beans.

» 13. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: Hybrid Series II ()  ||   Released in 1963  ||   Registered in 1999

Outstanding Characteristics : Better than N38 in precosity, establishment and pod production. Genetically broad based, produces beans of qualities acceptable to chocolate manufacturers.

» 14. Crop: Cocoa   ||  Variety: Synthetic Series I (CSS1)  ||   Released in 1963  ||   Registered in 1999

Outstanding Characteristics : Better than N38 in precosity establishment and pod production. Genetically broad based, produced bean of qualities acceptable to chocolate manufacturers.


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