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Drought and heat tolerance in coffee: a review
Climatic variability is the main factor responsible for the fluctuations in the coffee yield in the world. The relationships between the climatic parameters and the agricultural production are quite complex, because ...
Effect of Different Watering Regimes on Agromorphology of Selected Coffee Genotypes
(SCIENCEDOMAIN international, 2014-01-27)
Aims: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of different watering regimes on selected coffee genotypes and to evaluate drought tolerance among selected coffee genotypes. The study also aimed at determining ...
Selection of Ruiru 11 hybrid sibs on raw coffee quality
The economic value of Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica L.) is determined mainly by the yield potential, the size and shape of raw beans and beverage quality. Bean quality reportedly differ depending on the variety, environmental ...
Occurrence of Ck-1 gene conferring resistance to Coffee Berry Disease in Coffea arabica cv. Ruiru 11 and its parental genotypes
(Scienceweb Publishing, 2014-03)
Resistance to Coffee Berry Disease (CBD) in Coffea arabica cv. Ruiru 11 is known to be controlled by among others, the T (Ck-1) gene from Robusta coffee (Coffea canephora Pierre). The cultivar reportedly presents significant ...
Yield Selection within Coffea arabica cv. Ruiru 11
(SCIENCEDOMAIN international, 2012-08-17)
Aims: This study was aimed at identifying high yielding Ruiru 11 sibs in varying growing conditions. The study also intended to measure the extent to which cherry yields of Ruiru 11 are affected by the environment. Study ...
Methods for early evaluation for resistance to bacterial blight of coffee
(Academic Journals, 2013)
Bacterial Blight of Coffee (BBC) caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv garcae has become of major concern in Kenya due to its increasing incidence and severity. For decades, the disease was confined within and to the west of ...