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WA 159 [MYS]    Theobroma cacao

 Edwards, D.F. (1966)
Breeding, selection, testing and seed production. Technical Meeting on Cocoa Production, Honiara, 1966. South Pacific Commission.

Location: Sabah, Ghana.

Notes:  Edwards, 1966 [EDW66A] Material transferred from WACRI to Sabah.
 

Synonyms: WA 159 [CRI]

 NOTES

Recorded in ICGD Printed Version 1992 (End et al. 1992) as WA 159 [CRI].

 PEDIGREE DETAILS

 Parents:
T 9 [POS]  x Unknown
 - Seedling material from WACRI
   Shepherd, No Date
 Mother to:
PBC 247    Malaysia - Prang Besar, 1982

 HELD IN

List received in 1990   Reference
• Local Name: WA 159 [MYS]

 YIELD

 Malaysia - BAL Plantations, 1991
Seed Index: 75.7 (dried beans per 100g)
Pod Index: 19.5 (pods per kg dried beans)
 Reference
 Malaysia - BAL Plantations, 1991
Seed Index: 68.9 (dried beans per 100g)
Pod Index: 18.1 (pods per kg dried beans)
 Reference

 BEAN

 Malaysia - BAL Plantations, 1991
Number: 38.2
Total Dry Weight: 51.2 g
Dry Weight: 1.32 g
Note: 95 plants sampled
 Reference
 Malaysia - BAL Plantations, 1991
Number: 38.2
Total Dry Weight: 55.4 g
Dry Weight: 1.45 g
 Reference

 BUTTERFAT

 Malaysia - BAL Plantations, 1991
Butterfat Content: 54.10 %
Note: 10 plants sampled
 Reference
 Malaysia - BAL Plantations, 1991
Butterfat Content: 52.60 %
Maximum Butterfat Content: 52.71 %
Minimum Butterfat Content: 52.39 %
Note: 4 plants sampled
 Reference

Edwards, D.F. (1966) Breeding, selection, testing and seed production. Technical Meeting on Cocoa Production, Honiara, 1966. South Pacific Commission.
Shepherd (No Date) To be determined - concerns Malaysian introductions.
Malaysia - Prang Besar (1982) Prang Besar Cocoa Clones. Internal Report, Harisson & Crossfields, Prang Besar Research Station, Malaysia. pp. 20.
Malaysia - ARC Tuaran (1990) List of clones held in the Dept. of Agriculture's collection, at Sabah, Tuaran, Malaysia. E.B. Tay, Malaysian Cocoa Board, Malaysia. Personal Communication.
Malaysia - BAL Plantations (1991) Results from cocoa butter content determinations using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) analysis. G. Lockwood, CDC, U.K. Personal Communication.