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Brazilian coffee genome project: an EST-based genomic resource
Coffee is one of the most valuable agricultural commodities and ranks second on international trade exchanges. The genus Coffea belongs to the Rubiaceae family which includes other important plants.Expand
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Expression and mode of inheritance of resistance in coffee to leaf miner Perileucoptera coffeella
The coffee leaf miner (Perileucoptera coffeella, Guérin-Méneville), is the most serious pest on coffee in Brazil. Coffee varieties with resistance to this pest have been developed in Brazil usingExpand
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Coffee leaf miner resistance
The coffee leaf miner, Leucoptera coffeella, is a common pest of coffee plantations in Brazil. Though it is effective, chemical control substantially increases the cost of production and constitutesExpand
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Caffeine Does Not Protect Coffee Against the Leaf Miner Perileucoptera coffeella
The larvae of Perileucoptera coffeella, a leaf miner, is one of the main pests attacking coffee plantations. Caffeine is the major alkaloid in this crop and may have a role in insect resistance.Expand
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Fontes de resistência ao bicho-mineiro, Perileucoptera coffeella, em Coffea spp.
Procurou-se determinar, em nivel de laboratorio, por meio de infestacoes artificiais uniformes, fontes de resistencia ao bicho-mineiro Perileucoptera coffeella (Guerin-Meneville, 1842), entre asExpand
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Estimates of genetic parameters and expected genetic gains with selection in robust coffee
The present paper aimed to study the genetic variation of 15 half-sib progenies of robust coffea ( Coffea canephora Pierre). The trial was conducted at the Instituto Agronomico de Campinas (IAC/APTA)Expand
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Determination of the number of years in Arabic coffee progenies selection through repeatability
The purpose of this study was to estimate the repeatability coefficient of grain yield in Arabic coffee and to determine the minimal number of annual harvests required for a satisfactory level ofExpand
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Contributions of the Instituto Agronômico (IAC) for plant breeding
O Instituto Agronomico (IAC) e a uma instituicao publica de 125 anos com missao de gerar ciencia e transferir tecnologias para o setor agricola. Neste artigo sao descritas as principais conquistas doExpand
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Alcides Carvalho and the selection of Catuaí cultivar: interpreting the past and drawing lessons for the future
The coffee cultivar Catuaí is among the most successful cultivars in Brazilian agriculture; it has been on the market for more than 40 years. It was obtained by Dr. Alcides Carvalho, a researcher ofExpand
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Identification de genes de resistance a perileucoptera coffeella en vue de l'amelioration de coffea arabica. Potentiel des especes diploides du genre coffea et des genes de bacillus thuringiensis
Les objectifs de cette these sont l'evaluation de la resistance a la mineuse des feuilles (p. Coffeella) d'especes diploides de coffea, l'utilisation de c. Racemosa dans le croisement avec c. ArabicaExpand
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