Hibrido De Timor

Timor Variety
Hibrido de Timor, Hdt, also called TimTim

Hibrido de Timor abbreviated HdT is the interspecies hybrid of C. Arabica and C. Canephora (Robusta) that was found in Timor Leste in the 1940s. It has been the bases of plant breeding for disease resistant varieties that are widely planted, such as Catimor, and has good resistance to the widespread fungal problem, Coffee Leaf Rust (CLR) or Roya. In Indonesia it is sometimes called TimTim. A new collection of HdT was made in  East Timor in 1978 planted in Aceh in 1979, and in Flores 1980 where the variety is called Churia. here were early selections brought in the 1980s in at least 2 waves, but ICCRI introduced a more stable and productive TimTim type in the 1990s. This 1990s release might refer to Gayo Dua. While it has resulted in many hybrids, pure Timor is also widely planted, and there seems to be many variants of this coffee.

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