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UF 677    Theobroma cacao

 Bartley, B.G.D. (1995)
Notes on the meaning and origins of clone names. B.G.D Bartley. Personal Communications.

Derivation: United Fruit selections.
Collected by UF company.
Location: Limon, Almirante, Costa Rica.

Notes:  Selections from the Atlantic coast made in the 1930's.

Bartley, 1998a [BAR98A] The UF series were selected from MATINA material and from material from Ecuador (pers. comm. Soria).

Synonyms: EET 9 [IMP], EET IMP 9, UFC 677, UFCO 677


Recommended clone in:
Dominican Republic
Recommended by: Instituto Dominicano de Investigaciones Agropecuarias y Forestales (IDIAF), Dominican Republic
Recommended seed parent in:
Dominican Republic
Bi-parental cross: UF 677 x ML 105 
Recommended by: Instituto Dominicano de Investigaciones Agropecuarias y Forestales (IDIAF), Dominican Republic

 Mother to:
CC 169    Costa Rica - CATIE, 1981


 Jaime A Osorio-Guarín et al., 2020
BioProject: PRJNA734904   NCBI   ENA FASTQ 
Library Source: Genomic
Run: SRR14743674   NCBI   ENA FASTQ 
Experiment: SRX11078448
BioSample: SAMN19549139
SampleName: EET9
SampleSource: AGROSAVIA, Colombia

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List received in 2012   Reference
• Accession: 301
   - Local Name: UF 677
   - Year of Accession: 1978
List received in 1987   Reference
• Local Name: UF 677
   - Year of Accession: 1965
List received in 2012   Reference
• Local Name: UF-677
   - Year of Accession: 1994
List received in 1990   Reference
• Local Name: EET 9 [IMP]
• Local Name: UF 677
List received in 2018   Reference
• Accession: 10566
   - Local Name: UF-677
   - Year of Accession: 1952
List received in 1987   Reference
• Local Name: UF 677
   - Year of Accession: 1974
List received in 2011   Reference
• Local Name: UF-677
List received in 2012   Reference
• Local Name: EET - 9
List received in 1994   Reference
• Local Name: UF 677
   - Year of Accession: 1956
List received in 1992   Reference
• Local Name: UF 677
   - Year of Accession: 1984
List received in 2011   Reference
• Local Name: UF 677
   - Year of Accession: 1952
List received in 1972   Reference
• Local Name: UF 677

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10.00 % Infection (Trunk).
Note: Percentage infection of trunk..
 Sharma, M., 1992
Susceptible, 94.00 % Infection
Note: External Severety = 2.8 and Internal Severety = 3.9
 Phillips, W., 1996
Moderately Susceptible, sp. P. palmivora (Pod).
Note: Unripe, Attached and not wounded
 Morera, J., 1993
Susceptible, 90.00 % Infection, sp. P. palmivora (Pod).
Note: Unripe, Attached and not wounded
 Lawrence, J.S., 1978

Pod Index: 35.1 (pods per kg dried beans)
Seed Index: 56.8 (dried beans per 100g)
Productivity: medium - high

Colour: light purple
Shape: ovate
Number: 39.0
Total Wet Weight: 54.1 g
Cotyledon Dry Weight: 0.73 g
Cotyledon Length: 22.1 mm
Cotyledon Width: 13.6 mm
Colour Dark Purple: Absent
Colour Light Purple: Present
Colour Grey: Absent
Colour White: Present
Colour Mottled: Absent
Number: 20.2
Maximum Number: 42
Cotyledon Wet Weight: 2.91 g
Cotyledon Dry Weight: 1.76 g
Cotyledon Length: 29.1 mm
Cotyledon Width: 15.8 mm
Cotyledon Thickness: 11.4 mm

Testa: 5.00 %
Butterfat Content: 52.20 %
Testa: 4.70 %

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Shape: obovate
Basal Constriction: slight
Apex Form: acute
Rugosity: moderate
Length: 150.0 mm
Breadth: 73.0 mm
Colour: anthocyanin absent
Hardness: hard
Note: Hardness > 2.0 Mpa
Rugosity: intense
Basal Constriction: absent
Apex Form: slightly acute
Rugosity: moderate
Husk Thickness: 11.4 mm (14.3 - 8.5)
Length: 170.0 mm
Breadth: 92.0 mm
Colour: absent anthocyanin
Weight: 601.0 g
Pods Per Tree: 6
Hardness: moderate
Length Breadth Ratio: 1.84
Note: ratio of distances between ridges within a pair and between ridges of two different pairs = 0.71
Shape: angoleta
Colour: green

Colour: moderate anthocyanin
Colour: reddish brown

Distance from Base to Widest Part: 127 mm
Length: 262.0 mm
Width: 91.0 mm
Length to Width Ratio: 2.90
Basal Angle: 106.8 °
Apical Angle: 73.0 °
Petiole Length: 23 mm
Pulvinus Length: 18 mm

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Ligule Colour: anthocyanin absent
Stamen Colour: anthocyanin absent
Sepal Length: 6.99 mm
Ligule Width: 2.44 mm
Ovule Number: 34
Style Length: 1.62 mm
Pedicel Colour: red
Self Compatibility: self incompatible
Ligule Colour: anthocyanin absent (apical)
Stamen Colour: anthocyanin absent
Sepal Colour: pastel green
Sepal Width: 2.30 mm
Sepal Length: 9.10 mm
Ligule Length: 8.10 mm
Ligule Width: 2.90 mm
Ovary Colour: anthocyanin absent (apical)
Ovary Width: 0.98 mm
Ovary Length: 1.30 mm
Style Length: 2.10 mm
Staminode Length: 7.80 mm
Pedicel Colour: reddish white
Self Compatibility: self compatible
Note: Translation of Methuen colour codes.
Self Compatibility: self incompatible

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