By Kamakana Waiolama-Cruz
This field trip was at HARC (Hawaii Agriculture Research Center) Ming-Li Wang and Jayme Barton. This field trip was on June 30th, we learned that pineapples and papaya have different breeds of that particular fruit. There are some papayas that are round and some are shaped like an oval, that is a hermaphrodite, and the female is a circle shape fruit. The highlights of the trip was planting the windbreak for the other plants. We also looked at the different kinds of roots for a lot of different plants. This trip is important because we were planting the windbreaks for the native plants that were still alive today. We also extracted the DNA from the papaya sample that they gave us so we could determine if the plant was female, male, or hermaphrodite.