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Transformation of coffee-growing landscapes across Latin America. A review
(CATIE, Turrialba (Costa Rica), 2021-09)
In Latin America, the cultivation of Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica) plays a critical role in rural livelihoods, biodiversity conservation, and sustainable development. Over the last 20 years, coffee farms and landscapes ...
Avifauna asociada a dos cacaotales tradicionales en la región de la Chontalpa
(UAEM, México, 2001)
Successional cocoa agroforests of the Amazon-Orinoco-Guiana shield
Cocoa was used as a fruit in its native range. Cocoa fruits were harvested from “wild” cocoa stands embedded into the forests growing on the high terraces of the Amazon and Orinoco river systems and in the Guiana shield. ...
Cuantificación de la macrofauna en un vertisol bajo diferentes sistemas de manejo en el Valle del Cauca, Colombia
(CIAT, Cali (Colombia), 2001)
Unraveling the Complexity of Coffee Leaf Rust Behavior and Development in Different Coffea arabica Agroecosystems
Crop health management systems can be designed according to practices that help to reduce crop losses by restricting pathogen development and promoting host plant growth. A good understanding of pathogen and host dynamics, ...
Shade and Agronomic Intensification in Coffee Agroforestry Systems: Trade-Off or Synergy?
Despite many years of research, there is still a lack of consensus as to the nature of the relationship between shade trees and agronomic intensification in coffee agroforestry systems. While some studies find unshaded ...
Long-term effects of shade and input levels on coffee yields in the Pacific region of Nicaragua
(CIRAD, Montpellier (France), 2020)
The suitability and profitability of coffee cultivation in Central America are at risk due to pest and disease outbreaks, price fluctuations and climate change. Proper shading is claimed to be one of the most promising ...
Genotype–environment interactions shape leaf functional traits of cacao in agroforests
(Springer, Nueva York (Estados Unidos), 2021)
The outbreak of frosty (Moniliophthora roreri) and black pod (Phytophthora palmivora) in Central American cacao agroforests throughout the 1980s led to the breeding of Theobroma cacao clones resistant to these diseases. ...
No evidence of foliar disease impact on crop root functional strategies and soil microbial communities : what does this mean for organic coffee?
(John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2022-01-21)
The main objective of this study is to unravel the dynamic effects of pathogens and amendments on the functional root characteristics and communities of root endophytic fungi. As model, used Coffea arabica (coffee) variety ...
Agronomic conditions of cacao cultivation: its relationship with the capitals endowment of Colombian rural households
(Springer, Nueva York (Estados Unidos), 2020)
Abstract Cacao cultivation has great socioeconomic importance for the development of rural areas of Colombia, especially for the approximately 52,000 rural households that depend on it. Therefore, is important to analyze ...