Welcome to ICGD
The International Cocoa Germplasm Database (ICGD) is an information service for the cocoa research community. Based at the University of Reading, the project aims to collate information on the origins, characteristics and availability of cocoa germplasm and to make this available to researchers and breeders.
Guide to Site Navigation
- Search ICGD
- Search the database for information on synonyms, origins and locations, and a wide range of morphological and agronomic characters of cocoa clones. Photographs and genetic fingerprints (SSR profiles) can also be accessed.
- Project Background
- Details on the ICGD project and other work on Cocoa at the University of Reading, including information on previous versions of the database.
- International Cocoa Quarantine Centre, Reading (ICQC,R)
- Information about the intermediate cocoa quarantine facility maintained at the University of Reading, including the current list of disease-free (post-quarantine) accessions maintained in the collection and any material undergoing quarantine proceedures.