Tag Archives: bulking
Posted on 24. Nov, 2010 by tonyj.
“Through this project we will bring together 1,000 unique samples of Pacific crops for long-term conservation,” said Dr. Mary Taylor, Manager of the Centre for Pacific Crops and Trees (CePaCT) at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC). “Crop collections in the Pacific are very vulnerable; all they need is a disease outbreak or a cyclone to destroy the entire collection. These collections are essential if we are going to maintain traditional Pacific crops for future generations.”
Posted on 22. Mar, 2010 by tonyj.
The following seeds are now available for PMN members from the seed bank. Please send in your requests to Ms Rita Amiki who is in charge of seed production and the seed bank. PMN 1 Ground cover-long Bean Brown seed PMN 2 Ground cover- long Bean Black seed PMN 3 Sweet Basil PMN 11 Snake Bean PMN [...]
Posted on 17. Mar, 2010 by tonyj.
3 youth groups are now bulking root crops for KGA for distribution to farmers. The root crops are farmers best sweet potato varieties from other provinces as well as virus free sweet potato varieties from SPC. The youth groups are located at: Ferasubua and Mana’abu villages in North Malaita Vuranimala youths groups in Central province [...]