Working procedures for cocoa germplasm evaluation and selection

Proceedings of the CFC/ICCO/IPGRI Project Workshop, 1-6 February 1998, Montpellier, France

This workshop was held in order to agree standardized methods and approaches for the IPGRI/International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) cooperative project entitled "Cocoa germplasm utilization and conservation: a global approach". These workshop proceedings are divided into 4 main sections. The first section presents 4 introductory papers dealing with the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC), the role of the ICCO in the project, project history and implementation, and project and workshop objectives. The second section includes 6 papers on general project strategies and approaches. The third main section lists 31 Working Procedures which are grouped into 3 subsections: implementation of selection trials and data collection; disease resistance; and insect resistance and control. The final section examines the application of Working Procedures in the CFC/ICCO/IPGRI Project. Five appendices are included: (1) terms of reference for the Technical Working Group and (2) for the Co-financiers Working Group, (3) workshop programme, (4) list of participants, and (5) list of abbreviations and acronyms. (Abstract © CAB ABSTRACTS, CAB International)

Eskes, A.B.; Engels, J.M.M.; Lass, R.A. (eds.)
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The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO), London (England); The Common Fund for Commodities, (CFC), Amsterdam (The Netherlands) ; International Plant Genetic Resources Instit., (IPGRI), Rome (Italy)
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