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FSC 13    Theobroma cacao

 Barbados - Quarantine Station (1994)
List of clones in the Barbados Quarantine Collection. CRU Newsletter No. 1, Cocoa Research Unit, Trinidad.


 Motamayor, J.C. et al., 2008
'Amelonado' Population
Subgroup: 'Amelonado Type II'   Reference


 Cornejo, O.E. et al., 2018
BioProject: PRJNA486011   NCBI   ENA FASTQ 
Project: PRJEB28591   EVA (project)   EVA (analysis) 
Library Source: Genomic
Run: SRR7774269   NCBI   ENA FASTQ 
Experiment: SRX4629555
BioSample: SAMN09934447
SampleName: FSC_13
SampleSource: Costa Rica, Tree_ID: 18315


List received in 2018   Reference
• Accession: 22154
   - Local Name: FSC-13
   - Year of Accession: 2012
List received in 2011   Reference
• Local Name: FSC 13


 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2022
Pod Index: 19.9 (pods per kg dried beans)


 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2022
Colour: dark purple
Shape: elliptical
Number: 46.0
Total Wet Weight: 72.4 g
Cotyledon Dry Weight: 1.09 g
Cotyledon Length: 23.2 mm
Cotyledon Width: 13.4 mm


 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2022
Testa: 6.40 %


 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2022
Shape: obovate
Basal Constriction: moderate
Apex Form: acute
Rugosity: moderate
Length: 176.0 mm
Breadth: 97.0 mm
Colour: anthocyanin absent
Hardness: moderate
Note: Hardness > 1.6 and <= 2.0 Mpa


 Fiona Lahive, 2017
Accession: RUQ 1535
Light Saturated Photosynthetic Rate: 5.23 μmol m2 s-1
Stomatal Conductance: 0.10 mol m2 s-1
Transpiration Rate: 1.58 mmol m2 s-1
Intrinsic Water Use Efficiency: 55.86 μmol mol-1
Instantaneous Water Use Efficiency: 3.19 mmol mol-1
Flush Size: 3
Leaf Area: 389.50 cm2
Leaf Dry Weight: 2.22 g
Specific Leaf Area: 177.00 cm2 g-1


 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2022
Colour: moderate anthocyanin


 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2022
Ligule Colour: moderate anthocyanin
Stamen Colour: moderate anthocyanin
Sepal Length: 8.45 mm
Ligule Width: 2.77 mm
Ovule Number: 50
Style Length: 2.82 mm
Pedicel Colour: red

Barbados - Quarantine Station (1994) List of clones in the Barbados Quarantine Collection. CRU Newsletter No. 1, Cocoa Research Unit, Trinidad.
Motamayor, J.C., Lachenaud, P., da Silva e Mota, J.W., Loor, R., Kuhn, D.N., Brown, J.S. & Schnell, R.J. (2008) Geographic and Genetic Population Differentiation of the Amazonian Chocolate Tree (Theobroma cacao L). PLoS ONE 3(10): e3311. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003311
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
Allan Mata (2018) Accession list for the International Cacao Collection at CATIE (IC3). Personal communication.
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.
Fiona Lahive (2017) Phenotypic data from climate change trials. Personal communication.