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  • Motamayor, J.C.; Lachenaud, P.; Wallace da Silva e Mota, J.; Loor, R.; Kuhn, D.N.; Brown, J.S.; Schnell, R.J. Geographic and Genetic Population Differentiation of the Amazonian Chocolate Tree (Theobroma cacao L) Research Article, published online, 01 Oct 2008. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003311

  • Livingstone III, D.S.; Motamayor, J.C.; Schnell, R.J.; Cariaga, K.; Freeman, B.; Meerow, A.W.; Brown, J.S.; Kuhn, D.N. Development of single nucleotide polymorphism markers in Theobroma cacao and comparison to simple sequence repeat markers for genotyping of Cameroon clones. Molecular Breeding, 2010, DOI: 10.1007/s11032-010-9416-2

  • Irish, B.M.; Goenaga, R.; Zhang, D.; Schnell, R.; Brown, J.S.; Motamayor, J.C. Microsatellite fingerprinting of the USDA-ARS tropical agriculture research station cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) Germplasm collection. Crop Science, vol. 50 (2), pp. 656-667, 2010

  • Schnell, R.J., Brown, J.S., Kuhn, D.N., Cervantes-Martinez, C., Borrone, J.W., Olano, C.T., Motamayor, J.C., Lopes, U., Phillips, W., Johnson, E. Current challenges of tropical tree crop improvement: integrating genomics into an applied cacao breeding program. Acta Horticulturae, Proc. Biotechnol. Temp. Fruit Crops & Trop. Species, March, no. 738, p. 129-144, 2007

  • Irizarry, H., Goenaga, R. Clonal selection in cacao based on early yield performance of grafted trees. Journal of agriculture University Puerto Rico, vol. 84, p. 153-163, 2000

  • Ribeiro, M.A.Q., Da Silva, J.O., Aitken, W.M., Machado, R.C., Baligar, V.C. Nitrogen use efficiency in cacao genotypes. Journal Plant Nutrition, vol. 31, p.239-249, 2008

  • Livingstone, D.; Freeman, B.; Tondo, C.L.; Cariaga, K.A.; Oleas, N.H.; Meerow, A.W.; Schnell, R.J.; Kuhn, D.N. Improvement of High-throughput Genotype Analysis after Implementation of a Dual-curve Sybr Green I-based Quantification and Normalization Procedure. HortScience, vol. 44, p. 1228-1232, 2009

  • Clement, C.R.; de Cristo-Araújo, M.; Coppens d’Eeckenbrugge, G.; Alves Pereira, A.; Picanço-Rodrigues, D. Origin and Domestication of Native Amazonian Crops. Diversity, vol. 2, p.72-106, 2010

  • Zhang, D., Boccara, M., Motilal, L., Butler, D.R., Umaharan, P., Mischke, S., Meinhardt, L. Microsatellite variation and population structure in the « Refractario » cacao of Ecuador. Conserv. Genet., vol. 9 :327-337, 2008

  • Guiltinan, M.J., Verica, J., Zhang, D., Figueira, A. Genomics of Theobroma cacao, “the Food of the Gods.” Genomics of tropical crops plants / foreword by Deborah Delmer ; Paul H. Moore, Ray Ming, editors. New York, N.Y. : Springer Science + Business Media, 2008., p. 145-170

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