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John Amato | profile | all galleries >> Pohnpei, Micronesia -FSM- 2010, 2011 >> Siamon's Farm: A vist by AES of the College of Micronesia. January 11, 2011 tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

Siamon's Farm: A vist by AES of the College of Micronesia. January 11, 2011

On January 11, 2010 the Agricultural Extension Station, Dr. Amy Eisenberg, Tobias and Alpenster, visited Siamon's farm to investigate problems with insect infestations on plants and general planting techniques. The white fly was identified, which is a common problem and aphids.
The road ends here. IMG_9917.jpg
The road ends here. IMG_9917.jpg
The float being brought over to cross to the farm. IMG_9930.jpg
The float being brought over to cross to the farm. IMG_9930.jpg
Getting to the other side. IMG_9936.jpg
Getting to the other side. IMG_9936.jpg
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IMG_9944.jpg
Tobias discussing when to transfer seedlings to pots. IMG_9995.jpg
Tobias discussing when to transfer seedlings to pots. IMG_9995.jpg
Tobias demonstrating how to plant seedlings. IMG_0005.jpg
Tobias demonstrating how to plant seedlings. IMG_0005.jpg
Dr. Amy Eisenberg showing how to gently transfer the seedling to a new pot from the bed. IMG_0017.jpg
Dr. Amy Eisenberg showing how to gently transfer the seedling to a new pot from the bed. IMG_0017.jpg
Practice. IMG_0015.jpg
Practice. IMG_0015.jpg
Suggestions on citrus maintenance. IMG_9975.jpg
Suggestions on citrus maintenance. IMG_9975.jpg
Aphids. IMG_5177.jpg
Aphids. IMG_5177.jpg
Aphids with ants that harvest sweet fluid from them. IMG_5227.jpg
Aphids with ants that harvest sweet fluid from them. IMG_5227.jpg
White fly infestation on a pepper plant. IMG_5302.jpg
White fly infestation on a pepper plant. IMG_5302.jpg
White fly nymphs. IMG_5293.jpg
White fly nymphs. IMG_5293.jpg
Creating mulch. IMG_0028.jpg
Creating mulch. IMG_0028.jpg
Discussing planting. IMG_0039.jpg
Discussing planting. IMG_0039.jpg
Tobias explains that by stripping of bark this will increase yield when this section of limb is planted. IMG_0045.jpg
Tobias explains that by stripping of bark this will increase yield when this section of limb is planted. IMG_0045.jpg
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IMG_0076.jpg
Chickens used to produce eggs. IMG_0084.jpg
Chickens used to produce eggs. IMG_0084.jpg
Drying station for dried fish. IMG_0110.jpg
Drying station for dried fish. IMG_0110.jpg
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IMG_5259.jpg
Tobias explaining that earth for the fields needs to be broken up. IMG_5264.jpg
Tobias explaining that earth for the fields needs to be broken up. IMG_5264.jpg
Explaining some of the problems with the pests and how to deal with them. IMG_5288.jpg
Explaining some of the problems with the pests and how to deal with them. IMG_5288.jpg
Unknown insect impact. IMG_5307.jpg
Unknown insect impact. IMG_5307.jpg
Discussing the findings of the day. IMG_9968.jpg
Discussing the findings of the day. IMG_9968.jpg