By Roland Bourdeix, Malua Solinuu. Valerie Saena Tuia and Alofa Leuluaialii

This website returns the information collected during four scientific visits conducted in 2001, 2010, 2012 and 2017 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, CIRAD (French Centre for Agricultural Research and Development), the Coconut Industry Development for the Pacific (CIDP project) and the Darwin Initiative "Saving Pacific Coconuts".

in the seventies: Coconut hybridization programme in Western Samoa by Alfonso M.R. Mendoza -

From 1977 to 1981, Mendoza organized the plantation of the Olomanu seed garden, using the triangular system, initially at 72 palms/acre and later at 80/acre.
Seven types of Dwarfs namely Malayan Red Dwarf, Fiji Red Dwarf, Yello Dwarf, Niu Ati Red Dwarf, Green Dwarf, Niu Lea Green Dwarf and  Niu Lea red Dwarf.