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CRU 59    Theobroma cacao

Derivation: Cocoa Research Unit.
Location: ICGT, Trinidad and Tobago.

Notes:  Selections made from Trinidad populations.


 Cornejo, O.E. et al., 2018
BioProject: PRJNA486011   NCBI   ENA FASTQ 
Project: PRJEB28591   EVA (project)   EVA (analysis) 
Library Source: Genomic
Run: SRR7774347   NCBI   ENA FASTQ 
Experiment: SRX4629477
BioSample: SAMN09934423
SampleName: CRU_59
SampleSource: Trinidad

List received in 2011   Reference
• Local Name: CRU 59

Pod Index: 24.8 (pods per kg dried beans)

Colour: purple
Shape: ovate
Number: 53.0
Total Wet Weight: 57.7 g
Cotyledon Dry Weight: 0.76 g
Cotyledon Length: 19.2 mm
Cotyledon Width: 10.3 mm

Testa: 6.40 %
Butterfat Content: 47.60 %
Testa: 6.41 %

Shape: elliptical
Basal Constriction: moderate
Apex Form: indented
Rugosity: moderate
Length: 175.0 mm
Breadth: 81.0 mm
Colour: anthocyanin absent
Hardness: hard
Note: Hardness > 2.0 Mpa

Colour: slight anthocyanin

Ligule Colour: slight anthocyanin
Stamen Colour: slight anthocyanin
Sepal Length: 7.80 mm
Ligule Width: 2.20 mm
Ovule Number: 53
Style Length: 2.12 mm
Pedicel Colour: reddish

Cornejo, O.E., Muh-Ching Yee, Victor Dominguez, Mary Andrews, Alexandra Sockell, Erika Strandberg, Donald Livingstone III, Conrad Stack, Alberto Romero, Pathmanathan Umaharan, Stefan Royaert, Nilesh R. Tawari, Pauline Ng, Osman Gutierrez, Wilbert Phillips, Keithanne Mockaitis, Carlos D. Bustamante & Juan C. Motamayor (2018) Population genomic analyses of the chocolate tree, Theobroma cacao L., provide insights into its domestication process. Commun Biol 1, 167
CRU (2011) ICG,T accessions. CRU website.
Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee (2022) Morphological data from the International Cocoa Collection (ICG,T) maintained by the Cocoa Research Centre (CRC), Trinidad & Tobago. Unpublished data on fruit, bean, flower and flush morphology supplied as an Excel spreadsheet by Frances Bekele. Last update March 2022.
Trinidad - CRU (1998) Fat Analysis Data. Data supplied on computer diskette by F. Bekele, CRU, Trinidad.