Next generation variety development for sustainable production of arabica coffee (Coffea arabica L.): a review

@article{Vossen2015NextGV,
  title={Next generation variety development for sustainable production of arabica coffee (Coffea arabica L.): a review},
  author={Herbert van der Vossen and Beno{\^i}t Bertrand and Andr{\'e} Charrier},
  journal={Euphytica},
  year={2015},
  volume={204},
  pages={243-256}
}
Abstract Arabica coffees (60 % of current world coffee production) are generally sold at considerably better prices than robustas on account of superior beverage quality. However, costs of production are much higher, mainly due to more stringent demands for soil and climatic conditions, crop management, primary processing and control of several pests and diseases including the potentially very destructive coffee leaf rust (CLR) and berry disease (CBD). Breeding for disease resistance in… 

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