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  • Dadzie, A.M., Livingstone III, D.S., Opoku, S.Y., Takrama, J., Padi, F., Offei, S.K., Danquah, E.Y., Motamayor, J.C., Schnell, R.J., Kuhn, D.N. Conversion of Microsatellite Markers to Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) Markers for Genetic Fingerprinting of Theobroma cacao L. Journal of Crop Improvement, 27 (2), pp. 215-241, 2013.

  • Thomas, E., van Zonneveld, M., Loo, J., Hodgkin, T., Galluzzi, G., VanEtten, J. Present Spatial Diversity Patterns of Theobroma cacao L. in the Neotropics Reflect Genetic Differentiation in Pleistocene Refugia Followed by Human-Influenced Dispersal. PLoS One, 2012;7(10):e47676. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047676. Epub 2012 Oct 24.

  • Clement, D.; Risterucci, A.M.; Motamayor, J.C.; N’Goran, J.; Lanaud, C. Mapping QTL for yield components, vigor, and resistance to Phytophthora palmivora in Theobroma cacao L. Genome, vol. 46, p. 204-212, 2003.

  • Clement, D.; Risterucci, A.M.; Motamayor, J.C.; N’Goran, J.; Lanaud, C. Mapping quantitative trait loci for bean traits and ovule number in Theobroma cacao L. Genome, vol. 46, p. 103-111, 2003.

  • Cryer, N.C.; Fenn, M.G.E.; Turnbull, C.J.; Wilkinson, M. Allelic size standards and reference genotypes to unify international cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) microsatellite data. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution|, vol. 53, p. 1643-1652, 2006.

  • Engels, J.M.; Mebert, A.W.; Thormann, I.; de Vicente, M.C. Centres of crop diversity and/or origin, genetically modified crops and implications for plant genetic resources conservation. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, vol. 53, p. 1675-1688, 2006.

  • Cadavid-Vélez, S. Caracteristicas de compatibilidad sexual de algunos clones de cacao y su aplicación en siembras comerciales. Compañia Nacional de Chocolates S.A., Medellín, Colombia, S.A.

  • Efombagn, M. I. B.; Sounigo, O.; Nyasse, S.; Manzanares-Dauleux, M.; Cilas, C.; Eskes, M. A. B.; Kolesnikova-Allen. Genetic diversity in cocoa germplasm of southern Cameroon revealed by simple sequences repeat (SSRS) markers. African Journal of Biotechnology, 2006, vol. 5, p.1441-1449.

  • Marcano, M.; Pugh, T.; Cros, E.; Morales, S.; Portillo Paez, E.A.; Courtois, B.; Glaszmann, J.C. Engels, J.M.M.; Phillips, W.; Astorga. C.; Risterucci, A.M.; Fouet, O.; Gonzales, V.; Rosenberg, K.; Vallat, I.; Dagert, M.; Lanaud, C. Adding value to cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) germplasm information with domestication history and admixture mapping. Theoretical Applied Genetics, 2007, vol. 114

  • Eskes, A.B. Efron, Y. (eds.) Final report of the CFC/ICCO/IPGRI project on “Cocoa GermplasmUtilization and Conservation: a Global Approach.” CFC Technical Paper No. 50; ISBN-13: 978-92-9043-734-5, 224 pages with 25 contributed articles

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