Data origin

The data included in the cocoa module of TropGENE DB have been obtained:

by Cirad teams from:
  • Cirad-Montpellier
by collaborative projects involving Cirad and other institutions:
  • Cocoa Research Unit from Trinidad- Cirad collaborative project, funded by the Biscuit, Cake, Chocolate and Confectionary Alliance (UK), for the isozyme data on cocoa clones from Trinidad (Stacy Ramdahin, Antoinette Sankar and Rommia Umaharan from CRU, and O. Sounigo from Cirad).
by scientists from several institutions working on cocoa:
  • USDA Miami, USA (Dr Ray Schnell, Dr Jim Saunders, Dr Steve Brown) for some of the microsatellite data.