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UF 705    Theobroma cacao

 Bartley, B.G.D. (1995)
Notes on the meaning and origins of clone names. B.G.D Bartley. Personal Communications.

Derivation: United Fruit selections.
Collected by UF company.
Location: Limon, Almirante, Costa Rica.

Notes:  Selections from the Atlantic coast made in the 1930's.

Bartley, 1998a [BAR98A] The UF series were selected from MATINA material and from material from Ecuador (pers. comm. Soria).

Synonyms: G VI 341, UFC 705, UFCO 705


NACIONAL  x Unknown   Costa Rica - CATIE, 1981


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List received in 2012   Reference
• Accession: 302
   - Local Name: UF 705
   - Year of Accession: 1981
List received in 1987   Reference
• Local Name: UF 705
   - Year of Accession: 1984
List received in 2018   Reference
• Accession: 10571
   - Local Name: UF-705
   - Year of Accession: 1952
List received in 2012   Reference
• Local Name: UF705
   - Year of Accession: 1974
List received in 1994   Reference
• Local Name: UF 705
List received in 1997   Reference
• Accession: 341
   - Local Name: UF 705
   - Year of Accession: 1994
List received in 2008   Reference
• Accession: IDN-13-TCAC-00465
   - Local Name: UF 705
List received in 1994   Reference
• Local Name: UF 705
   - Year of Accession: 1992
List received in 1998   Reference
• Local Name: UF 705
   - Year of Accession: 1993
List received in 1992   Reference
• Local Name: UF 705
   - Year of Accession: 1984
List received in 2011   Reference
• Local Name: UF 705
   - Year of Accession: 1994
List received in 2016   Reference
• Accession: PI 668447     GRIN-Global 
   - Local Name: UF 705
   - Year of Accession: 1967


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 Frosty Pod Rot
Susceptible, 100.00 % Infection
Note: External Severety = 4.6 and Internal Severety = 5.0
 Phillips, W., 1996
Susceptible, 100.00 % Infection
Note: External Severety = 4.6 and Internal Severety = 5.0
 Phillips, W., 1997
Moderately Susceptible, sp. P. palmivora (Pod).
Note: Unripe, Attached and not wounded
 Morera, J., 1993
 Witches Broom
 Fonseca, S.E.A & Albuquerque, P.S.B. de, 1996
Resistant (Field Reaction).
 Butler, D.R. et al., 1998


 Malaysia - BAL Plantations, 1991
Seed Index: 90.0 (dried beans per 100g)
Pod Index: 23.5 (pods per kg dried beans)
 Costa Rica - CATIE, 1981
Seed Index: 80.0 (dried beans per 100g)
Productivity: medium


 Malaysia - BAL Plantations, 1991
Number: 37.2
Total Dry Weight: 42.6 g
Dry Weight: 1.11 g
Note: 14 plants sampled
 Costa Rica - CATIE, 1981
Colour Dark Purple: Present
Colour Light Purple: Absent
Colour Grey: Absent
Colour White: Absent
Colour Mottled: Absent
Number: 28.5
Maximum Number: 49
Cotyledon Wet Weight: 1.95 g
Cotyledon Dry Weight: 1.25 g
Cotyledon Length: 23.5 mm
Cotyledon Width: 12.9 mm
Cotyledon Thickness: 8.3 mm


 Malaysia - BAL Plantations, 1991
Butterfat Content: 53.10 %
Note: 7 plants sampled


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 Brazil - CEPEC, 1987
Rugosity: intense
 Costa Rica - CATIE, 1981
Basal Constriction: slight
Apex Form: obtuse
Rugosity: moderate
Husk Thickness: 9.6 mm (12 - 7.2)
Length: 150.0 mm
Breadth: 84.0 mm
Colour: absent anthocyanin
Weight: 437.0 g
Pods Per Tree: 5
Hardness: hard
Length Breadth Ratio: 1.78
Note: ratio of distances between ridges within a pair and between ridges of two different pairs = 0.71
 Morera, J. et al., 1991
Shape: amelonado
Colour: green


 Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee, 2022
Colour: moderate anthocyanin
 Costa Rica - CATIE, 1981
Colour: light brown


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 Brazil - CEPEC, 1987
Self Compatibility: self incompatible
 Costa Rica - CATIE, 1981
Ligule Colour: anthocyanin absent (apical)
Stamen Colour: intense anthocyanin
Sepal Colour: greyish green
Sepal Width: 2.44 mm
Sepal Length: 9.18 mm
Ligule Length: 7.78 mm
Ligule Width: 2.56 mm
Ovary Colour: anthocyanin absent (apical)
Ovary Width: 1.00 mm
Ovary Length: 1.29 mm
Style Length: 2.56 mm
Staminode Length: 7.11 mm
Pedicel Colour: pastel red
Note: Translation of Methuen colour codes.
 Morera, J. et al., 1991
Self Compatibility: self compatible

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Costa Rica - CATIE (1981) Genetic Resources of Cacao. A Catalogue of the CATIE Collection. J.M.M. Engels, Tropical Agricultural Research and Training Centre, CATIE, Turrialba, Costa Rica. Technical Bulletin No. 7: pp. 191.
CEPEC (2012) Accession list for the CEPEC (Bahia, Brazil) collection. Dr. José Luis Pires, personal communication, February 2012.
Almeida, C.M.V.C. de, Barriga, J.P., Machado, P.F.R. & Bartley, B.G.D. (1987) Evolucao do programa de conservacao dos recursos geneticos de cacau na Amazonia Brasileira. CEPLAC/DEPEA, Boletim Tecnico, Belem, Brasil 5: pp.108.
Allan Mata (2018) Accession list for the International Cacao Collection at CATIE (IC3). Personal communication.
CRIG (2012) Cocoa accessions held in the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG). Francis Kwame Padi, personal communication, February 2012.
Guatemala - Los Brilliantes (1994) Lista de clones existentes en la Estacion de Investigacion y Produccion Agricola "Los Brillantes" a Agosto 1994. M.T. Reyes Barrios, EIAP Guatemala. Personal Communication.
India - Kerala (1997) List of survivng clones from all the introductions. R.V. Nair, Kerala Agricultural University, India. Personal Communication.
Susilo, A. (2008) The list of germplasm collected by ICCRI. Personal communication from Agung Susilo, July 2008.
Malaysia - ARC Tuaran (1994) Accessions in the Malaysian Cocoa Board collection obtained from USDA Mayaguez since 1991. M.T. Lee, MCB, Malaysia. Personal Communication.
Malaysia - ARC Tuaran (1998) List of Imported Clones of the Malaysian Cocoa Board, January 1998. K. Lamin, MCB, Malaysia, Personal Communication.
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.
USDA, ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. (2016) List of cocoa accessions held at Mayaguez in April 2016. USDA-ARS GRIN-Global. [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
Phillips, W. (1996) Cocoa cultivar reaction when innoculated with Moniliophthora roreri. Unpublished data supplied by W. Phillips, CATIE, Costa Rica. Personal communication
Phillips, W. (1997) Results of the artificial inoculation of Moniliophthora rorei using the Aspersion method. Unpublished data supplied by W. Phillips, CATIE, Costa Rica. Personal communication
Morera, J. (1993) Reaction of clones to Phytophthora palmivora. J. Morera, CATIE, Costa Rica. Personal Communication.
Fonseca, S.E.A & Albuquerque, P.S.B. de (1996) Avaliacao de clones de cacau na Amazonia Brasileira em relaçao a incidencia de vassoura-de bruxa. In: Proceedings of the 12th International Cocoa Research Conference, Salvador, Brazil, 1996. Cocoa Producers' Alliance.
Butler, D.R., Iwaro, A.D., Thevenin, J.-M., Bekele, F., Sounigo, O., Christopher, Y. & Mooledhar, V. (1998) Individual Institute Reports - Trinidad & Tobago, CRU. Report on the IPGRI project: Cocoa Germplasm Utilisation and Conservation, A Global Approach. Appendix to General Progress Report of Year 1.
Malaysia - BAL Plantations (1991) Results from cocoa butter content determinations using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) analysis. G. Lockwood, CDC, U.K. Personal Communication.
Brazil - CEPEC (1987) List of clones in the CEPEC, Bahia, Brazil collection. Computer printout from CEPEC. Supplied by B.G.D. Bartley, CEPEC, Brazil.
Morera, J., Paredes, A. & Mora, A. (1991) Germoplasma de cacao en el CATIE entre 1947 y 1991, Programa II: Generacion y transferencia de tecnologia. IICA, San Jose, Costa Rica, pp. 49.
Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee (2022) Morphological data from the International Cocoa Collection (ICG,T) maintained by the Cocoa Research Centre (CRC), Trinidad & Tobago. Unpublished data on fruit, bean, flower and flush morphology supplied as an Excel spreadsheet by Frances Bekele. Last update March 2022.