Developing a value-added product “half-pearls” from the blacklip pearl oyster Pinctada margaritifera in Pohnpei (the Federated States of Micronesia), Years 1 and 2
July 1, 2009
|Federated States of Micronesia||$91,467||College of Micronesia||Masahiro Ito|
- Conduct half-pearl seeding and produce half-pearls.
- Demonstrate and train half-pearl seeding techniques by COM’s Micronesian technicians to selected youths from pearl farming communities.
- Demonstrate half-pearl pendants and accessory making by COM staff.
- Conduct quality assessment of half-pearls and pearl shell-related accessories.