Searched for: Cocoa

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12/8/2019 7:04:00 AM -

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2019-12-id-disease-resistance-genes-chocolate-producing-trees.html

by Jeff Mulhollem, Pennsylvania State University

Chocolate-producing cacao trees that are resistant to a major pathogen were identified by an …

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7/6/2018 9:56:32 AM -

Jamaica Gleaner http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/lead-stories/20180104/fight-against-cocoa-disease-intensifies Financing is now in place to allow the Plant Quarantine Unit in the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Fisheries to …

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7/6/2018 7:51:35 AM -
Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Agriculture_ministry_to_assist_farmers_to_tackle_cocoa_disease_?profile=1373
By Peta Gay Rowe Story Highlights
  • The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, …
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7/5/2018 5:44:40 PM -
AgWeb https://www.agweb.com/article/saving-chocolate-englands-cocoa-quarantine-naa-ashley-davenport/
A video of the facility can be see at the URL
At the beginning of the month, chocolate lovers were hit with the news the world could run out of …
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7/4/2018 11:43:34 AM -

Phys.Org https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180216110518.htm

By Daniel Stolte, University of Arizona

Researchers warn that this scenario could become reality sooner than you might think.

About 70 percent of the world's …

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6/23/2018 10:16:14 AM -

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Mars, Inc. plans to triple its global cocoa yield by developing more disease-resistant clones and continuing to improve farmer practices based on genetic knowledge of cocoa.

The global confectionery/pet food conglomerate has …

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6/23/2018 9:59:43 AM -

Penn State http://news.psu.edu/story/521154/2018/05/09/research/cocoa-crispr-gene-editing-shows-promise-improving-chocolate-tree

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Use of the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 could help to breed cacao trees that …

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6/22/2018 8:05:05 PM -

The American Council on Science and Health https://www.acsh.org/news/2018/05/14/crispr-chocolate-would-help-farmers-developing-countries-1294

By Julianna LeMieux   

Some people are anti-GMO because they don't like the idea of their …

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6/22/2018 1:18:46 PM -

EurekAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-05/ez-osf051818.php

by Eth Zurich Researchers in the Sustainable Agroecosystems Group

Chocolate consumption is increasing around the world. Yet, cocoa farmers, most of them smallholders, …

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7/6/2018 6:27:52 AM -

Dear all, First of all Greetings for the New Year! 

Can someone of the "pestnet" group can give us the name of the attached photos of the moth species found on cocoa fruit (the larvae are boring the fruit) or at least to get …

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