A blog maintained by Tevita Kete, PGR Officer
Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva, Fiji Islands
This weblog documents the activities of Pacific Agricultural Genetic Resources Network (PAPGREN), along with other information on plant genetic resources (PGR) in the Pacific.
The myriad varieties found within cultivated plants are fundamental to the present and future productivity of agriculture. PAPGREN, which is coordinated by the Land Resources Division of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), helps Pacific countries and territories to conserve their crop genetic diversity sustainably, with technical assistance from the Bioversity International (BI) and support from NZAID and ACIAR.
SPC also hosts the Centre of Pacific Crops and Trees (CEPaCT). The CEPaCT maintains regional in vitro collections of crops important to the Pacific and carries out research on tissue culture technology. The CEPaCT Adviser is Dr Mary Taylor (MaryT@spc.int), the CEPaCT Curator is Ms Valerie Tuia (ValerieT@spc.int).
PAPGREN coordination and support
Mr William Wigmore
Mr Adelino S. Lorens
Dr Lois Englberger
Mr Apisai Ucuboi
Dr Maurice Wong
Mr Tianeti Beenna Ioane
Mr Frederick Muller
Mr Herman Francisco
Ms Rosa Kambuou
Ms Laisene Samuelu
Mr Jimi Saelea
Mr Tony Jansen
Mr Finao Pole
Mr Frazer Bule Lehi
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Monday, February 02, 2009
Posted 2:47 PM by Tevita
Recent CTAHR Publications
From : Jim Hollyer [email@example.com]
*** Free Publications ***
The publications listed below by their subject category are now available for downloading from the CTAHR free publications webpage, http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/freepubs
Unless a publication is indicated to be Web only, printed copies, when available, are circulated to departments and Hawaii libraries, and copies for starter inventories are sent to CES offices.
Place orders for additional quantities of printed copies of free publications by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food Safety and Technology
Good Food Safety Practices:
Managing risks to reduce or avoid legal liability
Elizabeth Haws Connally, FST-32, 6 p.
Making chocolate from scratch
Skip Bittenbender, Erik Kling, FST-33, 5 p. Web only
Pest management systems to control rodents in and
around packing sheds
Jim Hollyer, Luisa Castro, Albert Louie, Lynn Nakamura-Tengan,
Vanessa Troegner, FST-34, 2 p.
Kent Kobayashi, Richard Criley, Andrew Kaufman, Stephanie
Tsugawa1, Alberto Ricordi, Patti Clifford, L-20, 12 p.
Scot Nelson, PD-61, 6 p., Web only
Hawaiian mistletoes (Korthalsella species)
Scot Nelson, J. B. Friday, PD-62, 9 p., Web only
Achieving sustainable tourism in Hawaii using a sustainability
Linda Cox, Melanie Saucier, John Cusick, Harold Richins,
Bixler McClure, RM-17, 6 p.
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