Adaptation Actions

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154 - Establish site specific water guidelines for each species to ensure planting in right location
155 - Implement irrigation systems on commercial properties
156 - Irrigate individual high value individual trees, with bucket or other means
157 - Introduce desalination/distillation for irrigation in dry coastal communities
158 - Develop and expand water storage facilities/infrastructure (water tanks and reservoirs)
159 - Identify and relocate vulnerable species to wetter locations.
163 - Utilize appropriate building materials for livestock enclosres that can withstand climtic extremes
241 - Use pesticides against taro beetle and other insects
242 - Encourage existing Cultural practices that prevent pests & diseases
243 - Utilize and strengthen regional networks that have experience with locally appropriate pest and disease controls
244 - Prune excess kumala leaves to control rat damage
245 - Intercrop multiple plants to control the spread of species-specific pests and diseases
246 - Treat banana nematode infestations by allowing infested roots to aerate and dry before replanting
247 - Control rat damage on tuber roots by mixing coconut with leaf of glyricidia (which acts as a rat poison)
248 - Mix concoctions of plants to create natural pesticides
249 - Prune excess leaves of kumala and other crops to control rat damage
250 - Harvest island cabbages regularly to reduce the number of insects that accumulate around plants
251 - Remove diseased or pest-affected branches or plants
252 - To prevent whitefly infestation, select island cabbage plants that are not as leafy
253 - Ensure that imported planting materials (from other islands/locations) are pest and disease free