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  • Rosmana, A., Shepard, M., Hebbar, P., Mustari, A. Control of cocoa pod borer and Phytophthora pod rot using degradable plastic pod sleeves and a nematode, Steinernema carpocapsae. Indonesian Journal of Agricultural Science, vol. 11, p. 41-47, 2010.

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  • Melnick, R. L., C. Suárez, B. A. Bailey, and P. A. Backman. Isolation of endophytic endospore-forming bacteria from Theobroma cacao as potential biological control agents of cacao diseases. Biological Control 57:236-245.

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  • Bailey, B.A., Bae, H., Strem, M.D., Crozier, J., Thomas, S.E., Samuels, G.J., vineyard, B.T., Holmes, K.A. Antibiosis, mycoparasitism, and colonization success for endophytic Trichoderma isolates with biological control potential in Theobroma cacao. Biological Control, vol. 46, p. 24-35, 2008.

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  • Bae, H, Roberts, D.P., Lim, H-S., Strem, M.D., Park, S-C., Ryu, C-M., Melnick, R.L., Bailey, B.A. Endophytic Trichoderma isolates from tropical environments delay disease onset and induce resistance against Phytophthora capsici in hot pepper using multiple mechanisms. MPMI, vol. 24, p. 336-351, 2011.

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  • Borrone, J.W.; Kuhn, D.N.; Schnell, R.J. Isolation, characterization, and development of WRKY genes as useful genetic markers in Theobroma cacao . Theor. Appl. Genet. Vol. 109, no. 3, Aug 2004 p. 495-507.

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  • Santoso, D.; Chaidamsari, T.; Wiryadiputra, S.; de Maagd, R.A. Activity of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins against cocoa pod borer larvae. Pest Management Vol. 60, no. 8, Aug 2004 p. 733-736Keywords: Bacillus thuringiensis toxins; Conopomorpha cramerella; cocoa pod borer.

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  • Baker, C. J., Harrington, T.C., Krauss, U., Alfenas, A.C. Genetic variability and host specialization in the Latin American clade of Ceratocystis fimbirata . Phytopathology, Vol. 93, 2003. p. 1274-1284.

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  • Tondje, P.R.; Hebbar, K.P.; Samuels, G.; Bowers, J.H.; Weise, S.; Nyemb, E.’ Begonde, d.; Foko, J.; Fontem, D. Bioassay of Geniculosporium species for Phytophthora megakarya biological control on cacao pod husk pieces. African J. Biotechnology. Vol. 5, p. 648-652, 2006.

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  • Johnston, J.J.Evaluation of cocoa- and coffee-derived methylxanthines as toxicants for the control of pest coyote. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry. Vol. 53, p. 4069-4075. 2005.

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  • Peabody, E. The Matrix-Plant and Fungal. Agricultural Research, vol. 54, p. 16-17, 2006.

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