Category: Ecom

Global Coffee Giants Join CIRAD-Led Effort to Reduce Pesticide Use in Coffee Farming

Several of the world’s largest coffee roasting and trading companies have joined a pre-competitive research initiative with the goal of progressively reducing pesticide usage in coffee farming. The initiative,...

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Robusta Coffee Not as Robust Against Rising Temperatures, Research Shows

New research suggests that robusta coffee plants may not be as robust as commonly considered, particularly in environments with rising temperatures due to climate change. A study built upon...

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CIRAD Says Potentially Revolutionary F1 Arabica Hybrid Starmaya is Now in Seed Form

Describing it as a “godsend” and a “minor revolution for the industry,” the nonprofit agricultural research and development organization CIRAD says it has developed the first F1 hybrid coffee...

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