MGS Aranãs: the new Arabica coffee cultivar developed by Epamig with wide adaptation
This paper describes the MGS Aranãs cultivar (H32-11-17-4-2-MS-MS) resulting from a cross between the cultivars Icatu 3851-2 and Catimor. The MGS Aranãs cultivar is characterized by small size, ripe red fruits, large seeds, coffee leaf rust resistance, an architecture suitable for densification, production stability, and high beverage quality. This new cultivar is recommended for the Sul de Minas, Cerrado Mineiro and Vale do Jequitinhonha regions.
Key words: Sustainability; Coffee leaf rust; Beverage quality; Minas Gerais state.
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