CBGB – Varieties
CBGB 6.06 Recap and Glossary
- The vast majority of coffee grown in Brazil today consists of strains of Catuaí and Mundo Novo.
- Many important varieties emerged spontaneously in Brazil, including Yellow Bourbon, famed for its cup quality; the first dwarf variety Caturra; and the high-yielding Mundo Novo.
- Thanks to its high yield potential, Caturra has given rise to many more important varieties, including Catuaí and the rust-resistant Catimor strains.
- Further rust-resistant varieties developed in Brazil include the Sarchimor derivatives Tupi and Obatã and the novel canephora hybrids Icatu and Catiguá.
- Since 2001, Brazil’s Cultivar Protection Law has applied to coffee,