Propagation of Coffee

  • M. R. Sondahl
  • T. Nakamura
  • W. R. Sharp
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 32)


Coffee is the most important agricultural commodity in the international market (US $9–12 billion annually), and its production is restricted to tropical countries. Coffee export revenues are the main source of hard currency for producing countries, thus permitting access to modern technologies and services. The world production of coffee in the 1981/82 season was 96.4 million bags of 60 kg. Some of the leading coffee-producing countries in the 1981/82 harvest were: Brazil (34.2%), Colombia (14.5%), Indonesia (5.4%), Ivory Coast (4.8%), Mexico (3.7%), Guatemala (2.8%), and El Salvador (2.5%).


Somatic Embryo Somatic Embryogenesis Leaf Explants Embryogenic Tissue Coffee Plant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. R. Sondahl
    • 1
  • T. Nakamura
    • 1
  • W. R. Sharp
    • 1
  1. 1.DNA Plant Technology CorporationCinnaminsonUSA

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