Vol. 37 (2021): CORD
Cord is an annual Journal of the International Coconut Community (ICC) devoted to coconut research and development (R & D).
The ICC is the first commodity based organization established under the auspices of United Nations-Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) in 1969. It is an independent intergovernmental organization, currently consisting of twenty one member countries, namely: Côte d'Ivoire, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Guyana, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor Leste, Tonga, Vanuatu and Vietnam. The objectives of the ICC are to promote, coordinate and harmonize all activities of the coconut industry to achieve the maximum socio-economic development of the industry.
Cord is an annual technical journal solely devoted on completed work on coconut research and development. Cord Journal has been indexed and abstracted in DOAJ, Portal Garuda and Google Scholar. The Journal uses Similarity Check to prevent any suspected plagiarism in the manuscripts.
Cord welcome manuscripts encompass a broad range of research topics in coconut sciences: breeding and genetics, agronomy and farming system, biotechnology, pests and diseases, health, nutrition, socio economics, marketing, machinary, industry and policy.
The views expressed in Cord do not necessarily represent those of the editors or the ICC. Although the editors are responsible for the selection and acceptance of articles, the responsibility for the opinions expressed and for the accuracy of statements rests with the authors.