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  • November–December 2013 WCF/USDA Research Update

    December 27, 2013

    CACAO/COCOA PUBLICATIONS NEW TO THE WCF VIRTUAL LIBRARY: **Adamafio, N.A. Theobromine toxicity and remediation of cocoa by-products: an overview. J. Biol. Sci., vol. 13 (7), p. 570–576. (PostHarvestTheobromineToxicity 496KB) **Adefila, J.O. Spatial Effects of Cocoa Production…Read More »

  • July–September 2013 WCF/USDA Research Update

    November 4, 2013

    World Cocoa Foundation RESEARCH UPDATE: July-September 2013 Robert D. Lumsden, Plant Pathologist and WCF Scientific Advisor RESEARCH NEWS: The Brazilian government’s Executive Commission for Cacao Farm Planning (CEPLAC) is set to officially launch a biofungicide [Tricovab]…Read More »

  • April–June 2013 WCF/USDA Research Update

    July 1, 2013

    World Cocoa Foundation RESEARCH UPDATE: April-June 2013 Robert D. Lumsden, Plant Pathologist and WCF Scientific Advisor RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT:  On February 22, 2013 President Obama announced a new public access policy for all federally funded research.  According…Read More »

  • January-March 2013 WCF/USDA Research Update

    April 27, 2013

    RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT:  This issue concludes the contributions of the latest publications to the WCF Virtual Library contributed by Eduardo Somarriba at CATIE.  One outstanding publication from the work at CATIE is that of Dr. Wilbert Phillips-Mora…Read More »

  • October–December 2012 WCF/USDA Research Update

    January 21, 2013

    Robert D. Lumsden, Plant Pathologist and WCF Scientific Advisor From: Pathmanathan Umaharan  I am happy to announce that the Cocoa Research Unit has been afforded full centre status within the UWI, and will be referred to…Read More »

  • July-September 2012 WCF/USDA Research Update

    September 22, 2012

    Robert D. Lumsden, Plant Pathologist and WCF Scientific Advisor RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT:  Cocoa and Climate Change.  The following is the first attempt to address the issue of climate change by providing links to several sources of information:…Read More »

  • June 2012 WCF/USDA Research Update

    July 30, 2012

    The WCF/USDA Research Update is authored by Dr. Robert Lumsden. RESEARCH GROUPS: From Andrew Daymond: To all our cocoa colleagues, Please find the latest edition of the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre Newsletter:  ICQR June Newsletter. From Chris Turnbull,…Read More »

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