Technical report

Coconut germplasm in the South Pacific islands

Date released
09 February 1987
Publication Code

M.A. Foale


The survey described in this report in selected Pacific countries was conducted by Mr Mike Foale in August and September 1986. The survey is one of the early activities of the ACIAR Coconut Improvement Project, which involves collaborative research amongst scientists from the newly established Cocoa and Coconut Research Institute in Papua New Guinea, the Institute for Research, Extension and Training (IRETA) of the University of the South Pacific in Western Samoa, the Knoxfield Horticultural Research Station of the Victorian Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, and the University of Melbourne, Australia.