Consultancy report on training in the identification and characterization of banana varieties and development of the banana industry in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia



  • Authors : Daniells, J.W.

  • Document type : Report

  • Year of publication : 2004

  • Pages : 32

  • Language(s) : English

  • Abstract : The author visited the state of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia 31 May to 10 June 2004. The aim being to assist in the identification and characterization of Pohnpei banana varieties and in the development of the banana industry. The consultancy was arranged by the Island Food Community of Pohnpei with funding supplied by UNICEF. While in Pohnpei the author examined the 25 banana varieties in the collection at Pohlangas and an additional 14 varieties elsewhere on the island. He also classified these varieties and indicated where applicable their names in Kosrae and internationally. The report was prepared for the Island Food Community of Pohnpei.

  • Keywords : VITAMIN A; TAXONOMIC CLASSIFICATION; MICRONESIA (FEDERATED STATES OF); CULTIVAR DIVERSITY

  • Open access : Yes

  • Document on publisher's site : open View article on publisher's site

  • PDF : open

  • Musalit document ID : IN070392


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