>DNA extractions for cacoa ( and some other tropical plants) are
>extremely difficult due to the co precipitation of mucus with the
Have you tried the high salt precipitation method of Fang, Hammar, & Grumet,
BioTechniques 13 #1, 52-56 (July 1992)?
They add NaCl to a concentration of 0.5 M to 3 M, which they claim leads
to precipitation of most of the polysaccharides. See the paper for more
detail and hints.
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