World Coffee Research reveals new F1 Arabica hybrid

We touched on the fight against leaf rust’s global-warming-fuelled progress last month, while also introducing the hybrid varietal Tabi as part of our Superlatives subscription. The Starmaya hybrid is another development in this fight. Unlike some other hybrids, Starmaya is an F1 Hybrid, able to be propagated by seed instead of biotechnology. This is an exciting development, it may offer “a much brighter future for coffee production.”


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