Bah Lias

Bah Lias Research Station.

Indonesia ( Asia/Pacific )

National collections

  • Bah Lias Research Station. (Photo: Cassio Scomparin - Panoramio)


  • Year of founding: 1978
  • Role of collection: National collection
  • Main objectives of the collection:

    The main objectives of the collection are to conserve as much as cocoa clones available as a germplasm collection and source of cocoa breeding material.


Collection Address

Bah Lias Research Station. PT. PP. London Sumatra Indonesia, Tbk.
Jl. Jend. A. Yani No. 2 Medan, Sumatra Utara, 20111

Eben Haeser


Total number of accessions: - 305
Related Theobroma species - 305
Wild relatives of other genera (e.g. Herrania) - 0
Wild seedling accessions of T. cacao - 0
Wild clonal accessions of T. cacao - 0
Clonal accessions selected in farms - 3
Seedling accessions collected from farms - 0
Clonal accessions selected in breeding plots - 105
Other - 0

Additional notes about the collection

There are 187 clones in gemplasm collection which were collected from abroad and have very different characteristics each other.