The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Cocoa CRISPR: Gene editing shows promise for improving the 'chocolate tree'

Use of the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 could help to breed cacao trees that exhibit desirable traits such as enhanced resistance to diseases, according to Penn State plant scientists.
http://news.psu.edu/story/521154/2018/05/09/research/cocoa-crispr-gene-editing-shows-promise-improving-chocolate-tree