Coffea canephora

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Synonyms for Coffea canephora

native to West Africa but grown in Java and elsewhere

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HANOI -- Harvesting of the 2011-12 coffee crop in Viemam, the largest producer of the Robusta variety, may start a month earlier than usual due to favorable weather, according to ABN Amro Bank NV and researcher VM Group.
Shipments by Uganda, Africa's biggest producer of the Robusta variety, are poised to fall to 185,000 60-kilogram (132- pound) bags, from 262,793 bags a year earlier, the authority said today in a draft report, details of which were provided to Bloomberg News today from the capital, Kampala.
While most Robustas find themselves in dire straits, their trouble is not caused by the robusta variety per se.
Today, the plant strains which are cultivated on the Indian plantations are Research Station Selections 795, 9, and 12 (Cauvery) of the Arabica variety, and the 274 and CxR of the Robusta variety.
In 1984, 60% of all coffee imported was the Robusta variety, with 40% Arabica," notes Humphries.
CAF spoke of a world of sharing, tolerance, and healthy communication, seeking to better the image of the Robusta variety.
Coffee authorities in the Philippines claim cloning coffee plant, especially the Robusta variety, can increase production by about 200%.