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Sample survey and collection of coconut germ plasm in the Pacific Islands

Roger Alan Whitehead

Sample survey and collection of coconut germ plasm in the Pacific Islands

30 May-5 September 1964

by Roger Alan Whitehead

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania.
    • Subjects:
    • Coconut-palm -- Oceania

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 74-76.

      Statement[by] Roger A. Whitehead.
      Series[Great Britain] Ministry of Overseas Development. Overseas research publication, no. 16, Overseas research publication ;, no. 16.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB401.C6 W5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 78 p.
      Number of Pages78
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5568035M
      LC Control Number67074441

      Morphological variation of the coconut fruit measured in situ has been used to estimate genetic diversity, and generate hypotheses about the evolutionary and geographical diffusion of coconut. Some authors have questioned the validity of this methodology due to the possibly high effect of the environment on the morphological characteristics of the fruit.   Organisation: Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) Solomon Islands 59 59 59 59 59 Sri Lanka Statistical Year Book , Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) Table 2: World Production of Coconuts (Measured in Nut Equivalent) (

      CIRAD (French Agricultural Research for Development) created this website on coconut planting material in the Pacific region. Friday. Kiribati. by Dr Roland Bourdeix, Kiribati is made up of 33 islands in 3 groups scattered over more than 5 million sq km of the Central Pacific Ocean. Total land area of the country is approximately sq km. The same theory also rely on the fact that coconut came from America and this made them very popular among neighboring countries. The second theory is in Favour of assigning its original habitat to the coasts of Central America from where the nuts might have been carried over by the equatorial ocean currents to pacific islands.

        (Secretariat of the Pacific Community) The TaroGen project was designed to assist Pacific Island countries in the collection and conservation of taro germplasm and in the use of the genetic resources in plant improvement programmes. The project commenced in June and ran through December Beyond the image of white sandy beaches and carefree lifestyles, the Pacific islands are facing serious health problems, the prime culprit being imported foods. In at least 10 Pacific island countries, more than 50% (and in some, up to 90%) of the population is overweight according to World Health Organization (WHO) surveys.


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Sample survey and collection of coconut germ plasm in the Pacific Islands. This report describes the survey and collection undertaken in order to increase the range of genotypes being tested in selection and breeding by: 3. Get this from a library.

Sample survey and collection of coconut germ plasm in the Pacific Islands; 30 May-5 September [Roger Alan Whitehead]. Sample survey and collection of coconut germ plasm in the Pacific Islands. In addition to discussing the origins of the coconut and its use as a crop, the book.

Report of the Joint Coconut Research Scheme. Rotational grazing experiment under coconuts at Lingatu Estate, Russell Islands. Sample survey and collection of coconut germ plasm (). Settlement of Polynesia: a computer simulation.

().Author: Mike A. Foale. Coconut, Cocos nucifera L. is an important plantation crop of the tropics. Lakshadweep group of islands in the Arabian Sea are considered to be home to some important coconut cultivars.

The present exploration was planned to sample the variability within the population of Laccadive ordinary tall (LCT), Laccadive micro tall (LMT) from two. Philippine Coconut Authority ORSTOM Davao Research Center Centre de Montpellier Bago-Oshiro Avenue Agropolis PO Box BP Davao City Montpellier Cédex Philippines France Dr N.

Chomchalow FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Maliwan Mansion Phra Atit Road Bangkok 2 Thailand Ir E.A. Frison IBPGR Research Programme. Request PDF | On Jan 1,Rivera RL and others published Application of coconut embryo culture technique: field collection of the variety Tutupaen Tall | Find, read and cite all the research.

Cocos nucifera (coconut) InTrODUCTIOn The coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) is found throughout the tropics, where it is interwoven into the lives of the local people. It is particularly important in the low islands of the Pacific where, in the absence of land-based natural re-sources, it provides almost all the necessities of life—food.

Whitehead R.A. Sample survey and collection of coconut germplasm in the Pacific Islands (30 May-5 September ). Ministry of Overseas Development and HMSO, London.

Google Scholar. COCONUT 1. Importance of Coconut Coconut is the most important palm of NARS Almost 20 producing countries have research facilities for coconut in Asia and the Pacific, Africa and Latin America.

Research is conducted either in • Germplasm collection. The final project workshop, held in Lunuwila, Sri Lanka in Februarysynthesised the findings of the grant work and furnished recommendations incorporated into a new edition of the protocol, entitled Technical guidelines for the safe movement and duplication of Coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) germplasm using embryo culture transfer protocols.

Coconut Conservationist Seeks Pacific Islands For Fun And Palm Preservation: a coconut collection in Papua New Guinea is under quarantine right now because of.

Concept Paper for Coconut R &D in the Pacific 1 June, the Pacific Islands that will build on previous projects and activities and provide the Training of staff of the PIC’s would be required also for the collection of the sample and it’s safe transfer to the laboratory.

The coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) is valued across the Pacific for a wide range of uses (Massal and Barrau ; Barrau ; Yen ; Lepofsky in press).

Archaeological (Kirch ) and linguistic evidence (ChowningFrench-Wright ) indicate that coconuts were part of the plant repertoire of the earliest Austronesian colonisers, and were doubtless an important economic item to those.

General approaches to collecting coconut germplasm. Collecting of nuts for ex situ conservation. Choose normal palms at random towards the middle of the population and take a sample of two nuts per palm to generate a total of nuts.

If the number of palms in the population is too small, the number of sample nuts per palm can be increased. ii COCONUT GENETIC RESOURCES The International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI) is an independent international scientific organization that seeks to improve the well-bei.

Sample survey and collection of coconut germplasm in the Pacific islands (30 May–5 September ) London, UK: HMSO, Ministry of Overseas Development; [ Google Scholar ].

Whitehead RA () Sample survey and collection of coconut germplasm in the Pacific islands (30 May–5 September ). London, UK: HMSO, Ministry of Overseas Development. Harries H () Germination and taxonomy of the coconut. Ann Bot. Sample Collection Leaf material was collected in from frond number 12 of 25 randomly selected mature coconut palms at each of 14 locations in the South Pacific Region (Table 1).

Each palm was at least m from the previously sampled palm. Coconut germplasm in the South Pacific islands. Canberra: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All. The botanical name for coconut is Cocos nucifera and it is currently thought to have originated in the coastal areas of Southeast Asia and Melanesia.

In prehistoric times, it spread naturally on ocean currents eastward to the tropical Pacific islands .The coconut palm is believed to have originated in the Western Pacific.

It is now a pan-tropical crop, grown on approximately million ha in 82 countries. The main producers are the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands.

Total world.Whitehead, R.A. () Sample survey and collection of coconut germplasm in the Pacific islands (30 May - 5 September ). Ministry of Overseas Development. HMSO, London. Whitehead, R.A. () Some notes on dwarf coconut palms in Jamaica.

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