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Issue 9 June 2006 (699KB, PDF) PDF for Gro-Cocoa number 6

In the latest issue: Invasives break new ground: Frosty pod rot in Mexico - Cocoa pod borer in PNG - The Global Plant Clinic in Central Africa - Screening for P. megakarya resistance in Ghana - Launching a cocoa farmers' newspaper in Ghana - Ecotourism initiatives: Community tourism in Ghana - restoring Tobago's heritage - History with quality in Grenada..

Issue 8 December 2005 (584KB, PDF) PDF for Gro-Cocoa number 6

In the latest issue: ISO on commercial sustainability - Can West African cocoa be sustainable? - Building a sustainable cocoa sector in Vietnam - WCF community initiative in West Africa - Taxonomy solves pathology puzzle.

Issue 7 June 2005 (923KB, PDF) PDF for Gro-Cocoa number 6

In this issue: A good deal to Fairtrade - Nigerian cocoa's growing - Shade issue isn't clear cut - Phytopthora causing canker - What's new online and in print.

Issue 6 December 2004 (338KB, PDF) PDF for Gro-Cocoa number 6

In this issue: COPAL working for farmers - To spray or not to spray? - Seed gardens: potential for growth - Intermediate quarantine at Reading - Biopesticide at large in Brazil - STCP communicates about methods

Issue 5 June 2004 (347KB, PDF) PDF for Gro-Cocoa number 5
A manufacturer's view of quality: the chain of responsibility - Trinidad & Tobago's past and continuing reputation for quality - CIRAD unravelling the complex components of quality - Cocoa agroforestry enhancing biodiversity and quality of life in Ghana

Issue 4 December 2003 (378KB, PDF) PDF for Gro-Cocoa number 4
Reports from Accra: 14th ICRC. INCOPED & INGENIC - CRIG meets farmers' needs - On-farm selection in Brazil - Tricks with Trichoderma - New resources

Issue 3 June 2003 (387KB, PDF) PDF for Gro-Cocoa number 3
Local approach to improving cocoa in Indonesia - PRIMA Cocoa: integrated control & the cocoa chain - Power of combining databases - Second endophyte meeting - Field schools for cocoa in Africa - Little-known threats: pink disease - How big is a pod?

Issue 2 December 2002 (402KB, PDF) PDF for Gro-Cocoa number 2
Managing frosty pod rot - Frosty pod's secret life - Focus on Cameroon - Phytophthora infection mechanisms - Recognising vertebrate signs - Conference update

Issue 1 June 2002 (480KB, PDF) PDF for Gro-Cocoa number 1
World's worst diseases and pests - Potential for endophytes - Rational pesticide use - W African IPM initiative - SE Asia country visits - Sulawesi's success with IPM - Information column