Cacao Plant

Known as: Cacaos, Theobroma cacao, cocoa 
A tree of the family Sterculiaceae (or Byttneriaceae), usually Theobroma cacao, or its seeds, which after fermentation and roasting, yield cocoa and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
We sequenced and assembled the draft genome of Theobroma cacao, an economically important tropical-fruit tree crop that is the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Fungal endophytes isolated from healthy Theobroma cacao tissues were screened in vitro for antagonism against major pathogens of… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Numerous collecting expeditions of Theobroma cacao L. germplasm have been undertaken in Latin-America. However, most of this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The two most devastating diseases of cacao (Theobroma cacao)--the source of chocolate--in tropical America are caused by the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The basidiomycete fungus Crinipellis perniciosa (Stahel) Singer is the causal agent of Witches' Broom Disease of Cacao… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Shade trees reduce the stress of coffee (Coffea spp.) and cacao (Theobroma cacao) by ameliorating adverse climatic conditions and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Fungal endophytes inhabit healthy tissues of all terrestrial plant taxa studied to date and are diverse and abundant in leaves of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Criollo cacao (Theobroma cacao ssp. cacao) was cultivated by the Mayas over 1500 years ago. It has been suggested that Criollo… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The first linkage map established by Lanaud et al. (1995) was used as a starting point to produce a high-density molecular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Origins of Theobroma cacao and Crinipellis perniciosa occurred in the Amazon Basin region of South America, and their interaction… (More)
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