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Welcome to ICGD

ICGD logoThe 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.

The project is funded by ICE Futures Europe Opens in New Window and administered by CRA Ltd. Opens in New Window, full details of which can be found in the Project Background section of this site.

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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.
International Cocoa Quarantine Centre (ICQC) at Reading
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.

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