Constructing a Herbarium, Collection and Key to Medicinal and Other Traditional Plants of Samoa

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1997: $15,510.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $20,000.00
Region: Western
State: American Samoa
Principal Investigator:
Don Vargo
American Samoa Community College


  • Additional Plants: native plants


  • Crop Production: continuous cropping, intercropping, multiple cropping
  • Education and Training: demonstration, study circle
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement
  • Production Systems: holistic management, permaculture
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, sustainability measures
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