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Archive for October, 2007

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 […] to read more

2008 BOTA Eco-tour to Ecuador with Dr. Peggy Stern

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

2008 BOTA Eco-tour to Ecuador with Dr. Peggy Stern
The following itinerary covers a lot of ground in the small country of Ecuador and provides opportunities to see many aspects of bamboo, including different native bamboo species in their natural habitat, certified plantations of commercial bamboo, community bamboo management and processing, and both utilitarian […] to read more

Noticias nuevas sobre los Bambúes Americanos

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

Nota del editor: Las siguientes especies nuevas de bambúes americanos ilustran el Talón de Aquiles medioambiental sobre muchos de las especies de bambú. Muchos hábitats donde crecen estas plantas son pequeños y poco es lo que se conoce sobre algunos casos donde aun no se conoce el valor que poseen este tipo de recursos que […] to read more

New American Bamboo News

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

Editor’s Note: The species news that follows illustrates the environmental “Achilles Heel” to many Native American bamboo species. Many habitats are small and little is known about them yet in some cases they may be extremely valuable resources with uses yet to be discovered. GUADUA ZULOAGAE – New and PetrifiedIMAGE OF FOSSIL SPECIMENRecent articles have […] to read more