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LCT EEN 218    Theobroma cacao

 Allen, J.B. (1987)
London Cocoa Trade Amazon Project. Final Report Phase 2. Cocoa Growers' Bulletin (Cadbury Schweppes plc, Birmingham, U.K.) 39: pp. 1-94.

Derivation: London Cocoa Trade Est. Exp. Napo.
Collected by Allen.
Location: Ecuador.

Notes:  Allen, 1989a [ALL89A] Seedling progenies are identifed by the suffix /s2, /s3. The numbers in the suffix of the seedling material relates to the genebank/quarantine station where the seedling material was originally sent as follows:

s1,s2... in San Carlos genebank, Ecuador,

s101,s102... at Kew (and moved to Trinidad),

s201,s202... at USDA Miami quarantine station,

s301,s302... at Barbados quarantine station.


Synonyms: EEN 218

Location: R. Villano, Para, Ecuador (secondary/cleared forest)
Date: 17 July 1981
Coordinates: 77.27 W, 1.30 S
Material collected: Budwood
Altitude: 330 m
Notes: Villano, down river, north bank
Expedition Code: 80EQ
   Allen, J.B., 1987


 Xavier Argout et al., 2023
BioProject: PRJNA880462   NCBI   ENA FASTQ 
Library Source: Genomic
Run: SRR21562163   NCBI   ENA FASTQ 
Experiment: SRX17564416
BioSample: SAMN30841437
SampleName: LCTEEN_218

List received in 1990   Reference
• Local Name: LCT EEN 218
List received in 2012   Reference
• Local Name: LCT-218

Colour Dark Purple: Absent
Colour Light Purple: Present
Colour White: Present
Number: 39.0
Length: 26.8 mm
Width: 16.2 mm
Thickness: 9.1 mm
Cotyledon Wet Weight: 2.80 g

Basal Constriction: absent
Apex Form: acute
Rugosity: moderate
Husk Thickness: 16 mm
Length: 184.0 mm
Breadth: 105.0 mm
Colour: anthocyanin absent
Weight: 752.0 g
Length Breadth Ratio: 1.75
Note: genebank data

Colour: anthocyanin absent
Colour: anthocyanin absent

Allen, J.B. (1987) London Cocoa Trade Amazon Project. Final Report Phase 2. Cocoa Growers' Bulletin (Cadbury Schweppes plc, Birmingham, U.K.) 39: pp. 1-94.
Xavier Argout, Gaetan Droc, Olivier Fouet, Mathieu Rouard, Karine Labadie, Bénédicte Rhoné, Gaston Rey Loor & Claire Lanaud (2023) Pangenomic exploration of Theobroma cacao: New Insights into Gene Content Diversity and Selection During Domestication. bioRxiv preprint
Ecuador - Napo (1990) Lista de los materiales en San Carlos, Napo, basada en Informe Final de Allen, 1987, y la lista de CRU, Trinidad (29 Junio 1990), de materiales ya establecidos. Unpublished report, E.E.T. San Carlos, Napo, Ecuador, pp. 2.
EET - Pichilingue (2012) Accessions planted in EET - Pichilingue, Ecuador. Freddy Amores and Ignacio Sotomayor C, personal communication, February 2012.
Allen, J.B. (1988) Geographical variation and population biology in wild Theobroma cacao. PhD. Thesis, University of Edinburgh, U.K. pp. 197.
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.