By R. Bourdeix, V. Saena Tuia and Alofa Leuluaialii

This website returns the information collected during two scientific visits conducted in 2001 and 2010, on behalf the Ministry of Agriculture of Samoa, the International Coconut Genetic Resources Network, the Secretatiat of the South Pacific Community, the Global Crop Diversity Trust, Bioversity International and the French Centre for Agricultural Research and Development. The objective of the second visit was to secure the conservation of the famous Niu Afa cultivar, the longest coconut in the world.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Reference and old books to further studied

To be further studied:

LESSON (P.-A.). Traditions des îles Samoa (Polynésie).  Paris, Leroux, 1876, in-8°, 16 p. (Extr. de laRev. d'Anthrop.). M. L., dans ce petit travail, rapporte les traditions des îles 
Samoa sur la création de l'homme, sur l'origine du feu , des cochons, du cocotier, des serpents, etc.