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Cacao species

Dear Friends: There is just one species of cacao but different strains: Theobroma cacao, which is highly variable in its morphology depending of many surrounding factors and a quiet high unstable inner genetic, can be basically catalogued into two groups: The ones with purple seeds and the ones with white seeds. The purple seeded trees occasionally produce an offspring of a “albino” Cacao, which in some cases will bear only white seeded offspring creating a new strain by its own genetic… Continue

Added by Walter Rieger on October 13, 2011 at 10:19pm — 7 Comments

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