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2010 BOTA Report

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

The 2010 BOTA report is now available online as a pdf download file.
2010 BOTA Report

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Caracterización y Clave de Identificación de Bambúes en el ámbito Chanchamayo, Departamento de Junín, Perú

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Natalia Reategui’s thesis in Spanish. She was a 2007 BOTA-SAP recipient. Her thesis is in Spanish.
“Caracterización y Clave de Identificación de Bambúes en el ámbito Chanchamayo, Departamento de Junín, Perú

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2008 BOTA Report – ABS Annual Meeting

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

BOTA’s student assistance program is now in the fourth year. The program gives students in countries where grant funds are scarce the opportunity to apply with a well-designed proposal for a grant of up to one thousand dollars. BOTA is honored to have all four authors of American Bamboos (Judziewiczi-advisor only, Clark, Londoño, Stern 1999), […]

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Andean Bamboo Living Collections for Urban Ecuador

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Andean Bamboo Living Collections for Urban Ecuador
7th January 2008
Bambúes de las Américas or BOTA, is collaborating on an innovative educational project to conserve the diversity of Andean bamboos and their mountain habitats in Ecuador.
Dr. Margaret Stern, the project leader, developed a proposal to establish a living collection of native Andean bamboos in two highly visited […]

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2007 BOTA Report

Monday, October 29th, 2007

2007 BOTA Report
BOTA Student Assistance Program
BOTA manages a superb program to assist students in the Americas perform supervised field or research work at the university level in native bamboo studies. It is simply called the Student Assistance Program (BOTA-SAP) and is now entering the third year of existence. The program gives students in countries where […]

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Peruvian Student Natalia Reategui Receives BOTA-SAP Grant

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Peruvian Student Natalia Reategui Receives BOTA-SAP Grant
The grant from BOTA will facilitate fieldwork for her thesis for which she is currently collecting woody bamboo plants in Chanchamayo, Department of Junin in Peru. The goal of her project is to characterize the morphology and produce bamboo identification keys based on vegetative features. She will also […]

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A 2007 BOTA-SAP Grant is awarded to Pedro Viana of Brazil

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

A project titled: The genus Aulenemia Goudot (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) in Brazil was funded to the amount of $1000. The project is a key part of the revision of the genus Aulenemia comprised of 37 known species and likely other undescribed species. Pedro Viana will revise the Brazilian Aulonomia (10 spp.) as his doctorate research […]

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Activities Report BOTA-SAP 2006: Eduardo Ruiz Sánchez

Tuesday, May 1st, 2007

Species delimitation and phylogenetic position of the American bamboo
Biol. Eduardo Ruiz Sánchez
Posgrado en Sistemática, Instituto de Ecología, A.C.
Departamento de Biología Evolutiva
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BOTA Report

Sunday, October 29th, 2006

The past year of 2005-2006 contains several activities to report:  the Inauguration of the National Bamboo Collection of Mexico; development and implementation of the BOTA- Student Assistance Program (SAP); BOTA executive meeting in Guayaquil, Ecuador; the new fund raising effort and the financial report.
In November 2005 the Inauguration of the […]

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BOTA Report, Semi-annual 2005

Wednesday, June 1st, 2005

The main project titled Native Bamboo of Mexico Phase 1: The National Collection was completed at the end of 2004. Biol. Gilberto Cortés, the project co-director responsible for the field collection of Mexico’s native bamboo species submitted his final report in January 2005. Biol. Cortés returned $1570.20 to BOTA Treasurer, Sue Turtle. Project director Dr. […]

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