No coffee will be roasted today ; see our roasting calendar for details. Roasting will be resumed Tuesday 1 January. Engrano: the best freshly roasted coffee. Spanish Version: Variedades de Café: Desmintiendo Mitos Cenicafé succeeded in giving Castillo the short stature of Caturra, along with. The cultivar commonly known as “F6” is also called Variedad like the Timor coffee, as well as small in stature like its Caturra mother. It can be.

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A compact plant with good yielding potential of standard quality in Central America.

What is this strange plant, and will it reproduce true to type? The soil where coffee is grown in Colombia varies from sandy to rocky and even clay like, in slopes that vary from flat to slightly undulated to steep and dramatic, with catirra differences in the origin of the soil in relation to other coffee producing countries. The selection process for Caturra was called mass selectionmeaning that a group of individuals are selected based on their superior performance, seed from these plants caturta bulked to form a new vaiedad, and then the process is repeated.

The release of composed varieties varieties with catturra seed mix consisting of several parents with different sources of resistance was made aiming for durable resistance, considering that coffee is a semi permanent crop and that in the Colombian coffee regions cultivation is often continuous.

So more like 22andMe or 44andMe, as Robusta coffee has 22 chromosomes and Arabica These specific conditions permit the existence of microclimates and favorable conditions for the cultivation of coffee at high altitudes. Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, a Catuai A compact plant with high yielding potential of standard quality in Central America.

This was starting to sound like a Perry Mason story. No difference in quality, varieadd in resistance to diseases The study concludes that while both varieties produce high-quality coffee, the Castillo variety is more productive and resistant to diseases.

Eastern, Central, and Western soils of igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary and volcanic origin are found.

The proximity to the equator line 0 degrees latitude generates a solar exposure that influences the median temperatures registered caurra the Colombian mountain chains. First variedxd inthe variety known as Colombia was also very productive, and throghout the decades it also underwent several improvements.


We ask for this information primarily because we naturally want to know about the producer and the coffee, but also in hopes that the quality can be repeated year after year.

The general tendency in the Colombian Coffee Region is the presence of two intercalated dry and rainy seasons throughout the year, permitting the regular blossoming and harvest of fresh coffee. This high fertility caturrs due to the high amount of organic content, which is a product of the volcanic origin of these soils.

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Unknown Posted on January 18th, Who grew it where; what variety of tree does it come from; and how was it processed, dried and cared for. A compact plant with high yielding potential of standard quality in Central America.

Colombia shows major progress in tests of assisted coffee harvesting December 19 Jaime Castillo, then head of the program. What if Communism was just a red herring? Caturra has a single-gene mutation that causes the plant to grow smaller called dwarfism. So, farms growing the Castillo variety face lower risks. Who is the catalog for, and how do you use it?

The existence of these soils provide optimal conditions for the cultivation of coffee as their structure permit that organic material be slowly decomposed, making it possible for good aeration of the rooting system, and consequently an adequate supply of nutrients.

Subsequently, and already in the presence of rust, Dr. It was discovered on a plantation in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil sometime between and Various lines of the coffee-leaf-rust-resistant Timor Hybrid were crossed with Caturra to produce a dwarf plant with rust resistance.

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Varieties resistant to pests or diseases are, in most cases, the most economical and environmentally friendly alternatives for coffee growers in their quest for profitable and sustainable agriculture. It is worth reminding that the Coffea arabica species has 44 chromosomes, whereas the diploid Coffea canephora specie only has 22; in the former the genetic variability is reduced, and so is its ability to combat pests and diseases.

And even so, he adds, it is difficult to know whether the premiums would outweigh the risks faced by producers due to pests and diseases.

But with a more productive variety such as Castillo, there will continue to be coffee of unique attributes in sufficient quantities. There are only a few ways to find out, and Andrew pulled his fedora out of storage, donned a trench coat, and immediately went to work on the clues at hand, committed to solving this mystery.


Very high cade to coffee leaf rust. How the study was conducted Scores were given using a modified form of the Specialty Coffee Association of America and a total of twenty-two pairs of samples were evaluated.

Other environmental factors associated with the temperature at which coffee grows are also crucial for obtaining a superior quality beverage. He goes on to describe something kind of wonderful that happened in that room that day.

The convergence of these winds, also known as doldrums, combined with the varied topography permit an adequate distribution and amount of rain throughout the year, with enough water to complete all of the productive cycle of the crop.

It is worth reminding that multiple factors are at play in coffee growing, and the variety itself is only a factor for high-quality coffee production. Product and Innovation Tweet. In summary, the climate of Colombia’s coffee growing regions is not only characterized by a high amount of rainfall, thus avoiding the use of artificial hydration, but also consists of cwfe rainy seasons that generate specific harvest seasons and consequently the availability of fresh coffee throughout the year.

CCI en – No Significant Quality Differences Between Castillo and Caturra Varieties, Study Says

It was cool up there, and the farmer said that it is a cold place, the farm has no cfe and the trees are more productive in the cold weather.

Do they look like their ancestors, or what else is going on here? In order to illustrate that Colombia produces coffee in high mountains one should look at the coffee producing regions in the care.

The Colombian Coffee regions suited for producing high quality coffee consists of nearly 3. In addition, several efforts are made in its cultivation, harvest and post harvest. The rain regime is another important factor for the cultivation of coffee in Colombia.