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EEG 8    Theobroma cacao

 Vello, F., Garcia, J.R. & Magalhaes, W.S. (1974)
Producao e selecao de cacaueiros hibridos na Bahia.. Proceedings of the 4th International Cocoa Conference, 1972, St. Augustine, Trinidad. Cocoa Research Unit, Trinidad. pp. 38-56.

Derivation: Estacion Experimental Goitacazes.
Location: E.E. Goitacazes, Es.Santo, BRA.

Lockwood, 1973a [LOC73A]. Fruit - more rugose and with more defined ridges than the Comun type. Good vigour and yield as clones.

Notes:  Vello et al., 1974 [VEL74A] Collections made during USA cooperative programme from the River Doce population.
 

 NOTES

Vello et al., 1974 [VEL74A] Collections made during USA cooperative programme from the River Doce population.

 HELD IN

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Current List   ICQC,R Website
• Accession: RUQ 1726     ICQC,R 
   - Local Name: EEG 8
   - Year of Accession: 2015
List received in 2012   Reference
• Accession: 78
   - Local Name: EEG 8
   - Year of Accession: 1981
List received in 1992   Reference
• Local Name: EEG 8
   - Year of Accession: 1987
List received in 2011   Reference
• Local Name: EEG 8

 DISEASE

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 Phytophthora
Tolerant, sp. P. palmivora (Pod).
 Enriquez, G. & Soria, V.J., 1977
 Witches Broom
Susceptible (Seedling).
 Luz, E.D.M.N. & Silva, S.D.V.M., 1997
Susceptible (Field Reaction).
 Luz, E.D.M.N. & Silva, S.D.V.M., 1997

 YIELD

 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2016
Pod Index: 34.7 (pods per kg dried beans)
 Reference
 Trinidad - ICGT, 1998
Pod Index: 33.3 (pods per kg dried beans)
 Reference

 BEAN

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 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2016
Colour: purple
Shape: ovate
Number: 36.0
Total Wet Weight: 41.7 g
Cotyledon Dry Weight: 0.80 g
Cotyledon Length: 21.9 mm
Cotyledon Width: 11.4 mm
 Reference
 Castro, G.C.T. de et al., 1989
Number: 34.0
 Reference
 Trinidad - ICGT, 1998
Colour: purple
Shape: ovate
Number: 38.0
Total Wet Weight: 43.8 g
Total Dry Weight: 49.3 g
Cotyledon Dry Weight: 0.79 g
Cotyledon Length: 21.9 mm
Cotyledon Width: 11.4 mm
Cotyledon Thickness: 6.5 mm
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 FRUIT

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 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2016
Shape: obovate
Basal Constriction: moderate
Apex Form: acute
Rugosity: slight
Length: 132.0 mm
Breadth: 72.0 mm
Colour: anthocyanin absent
Note: Pod wall hardness > 2.0 MPa
 Reference
 Brazil - CEPEC, 1987
Rugosity: smooth
 Reference
 Trinidad - ICGT, 1998
Shape: amelonado
Basal Constriction: moderate
Apex Form: acute
Rugosity: slight
Husk Thickness: 11.25 mm
Size: small
Length: 133.5 mm
Breadth: 72.6 mm
Colour: anthocyanin absent
Husk Weight: 179.70 g
Placenta Weight: 4.52 g
Hardness: hard
Length Breadth Ratio: 1.83
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 FLUSH

 Trinidad - ICGT, 1992
Colour: intense anthocyanin
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 LEAF

 Trinidad - ICGT, 1992
Distance from Base to Widest Part: 131 mm
Length: 266.0 mm
Width: 96.0 mm
Length to Width Ratio: 3.60
Basal Angle: 125.2 °
Apical Angle: 69.1 °
Petiole Length: 18 mm
Pulvinus Length: 16 mm
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 FLOWER

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 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2016
Ligule Colour: intense anthocyanin
Stamen Colour: intense anthocyanin
Sepal Length: 7.78 mm
Ligule Width: 2.48 mm
Ovule Number: 42
Style Length: 2.28 mm
Pedicel Colour: red
 Reference
 Castro, G.C.T. de et al., 1989
Ligule Colour: anthocyanin present
Stamen Colour: anthocyanin absent
Sepal Colour: slight anthocyanin
Sepal Width: 2.61 mm
Sepal Length: 8.57 mm
Sepal Orientation: horizontal
Ligule Length: 7.36 mm
Ligule Width: 2.42 mm
Ovary Colour: slight anthocyanin
Ovary Width: 1.26 mm
Ovary Length: 1.81 mm
Ovule Number: 49
Style Length: 2.46 mm
Staminode Colour: intense anthocyanin
Staminode Length: 6.62 mm
Pedicel Colour: slight anthocyanin
 Reference
 Brazil - CEPEC, 1987
Self Compatibility: self compatible
 Reference
 Trinidad - ICGT, 1998
Bud Colour: moderate anthocyanin
Ligule Colour: slight anthocyanin
Stamen Colour: anthocyanin absent
Stamen Length: 6.67 mm
Guide Line Length: 3.46 mm
Sepal Colour: slight anthocyanin
Sepal Width: 2.16 mm
Sepal Length: 7.61 mm
Ligule Length: 2.99 mm
Ligule Width: 2.53 mm
Ribbon Length: 3.47 mm
Ribbon Colour: moderate anthocyanin
Ovary Colour: anthocyanin absent (apical), anthocyanin absent (basal)
Ovary Width: 1.01 mm
Ovary Length: 1.24 mm
Ovule Number: 45
Style Colour: anthocyanin absent
Style Length: 2.27 mm
Pedicel Length: 18.05 mm
Pedicel Colour: very slight anthocyanin, anthocyanin absent (ab), intense anthocyanin (basal)
Pigmented Glands on Lower Surface of Sepal: present
 Reference

Vello, F., Garcia, J.R. & Magalhaes, W.S. (1974) Producao e selecao de cacaueiros hibridos na Bahia.. Proceedings of the 4th International Cocoa Conference, 1972, St. Augustine, Trinidad. Cocoa Research Unit, Trinidad. pp. 38-56.
CEPEC (2012) Accession list for the CEPEC (Bahia, Brazil) collection.. Dr. José Luis Pires, personal communication, February 2012.
Lopez-Baez, O., Mulato-Brito, J. & Lopez-Arroyo, J. (1992) Recursos geneticos del cacao, Theobroma cacao L. disponibles en Mexico.. Agricultura Tecnico Mexicana 18(1-2): pp. 25-38.
CRU (2011) ICG,T accessions.. CRU website.
Enriquez, G. & Soria, V.J. (1977) Mejoramiento genético para resistencia a cinco enfermedades del cacao.. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Cocoa Research Conference, Caracas, Venezuela, 1977. Cocoa Producers' Alliance, Lagos, Nigeria. pp. 45-56.
Luz, E.D.M.N. & Silva, S.D.V.M. (1997) Evaluating resistance/tolerance to Witches' Broom disease in Bahia, Brazil.. Final Report to ACRI. CEPLAC/CEPEC, February, 1997. pp. 56. Data supplied to ICGD by Luz & Silva.
Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee (2016) Morphological data from the International Cocoa Collection (ICG,T) maintained by the Cocoa Research Centre (CRC), Trinidad & Tobago.. Unpublished data on fruit and flower morphology supplied as an Excel spreadsheet by Frances Bekele, April 2016.
Trinidad - ICGT (1998) Flower and fruit descriptions.. Unpublished data supplied on computer diskette by International Cocoa Genebank, Trinidad, University of the West Indies
Castro, G.C.T. de, Pereira, T.N.S., Carletto, G.A. & Bartley, B.G.D. (1989) Caracterizacao dos recursos geneticos do cacaueiro. III. Flor das selecoes CEPEC,EEG, BE, MA, RB, CA e CAS.. Agrotrópica 1: pp. 27-33.
Brazil - CEPEC (1987) List of clones in the CEPEC, Bahia, Brazil collection.. Computer printout from CEPEC. Supplied by B.G.D. Bartley, CEPEC, Brazil.
Trinidad - ICGT (1992) Flower, fruit and leaf descriptors.. Unpublished data supplied on computer diskette by International Cocoa Genebank, Trinidad, University of the West Indies, Trinidad.