The USDA Temperate Bamboo Germplasm Collection at Byron, GA

Hotchkiss, Michael
October 2010
Bamboo: The Magazine of the American Bamboo Society;Oct2010, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p14
The article focuses on the temperate bamboo germplasm collection located at Byron, Georgia which was initiated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The collection was developed to promote bamboo as one of the economic crops in the U.S. It helps in maintaining a wide variety of bamboo species which can be used for scientific research and commercial purposes. The bamboo collection also involves numerous clones of the same bamboo type which shows different traits and characteristics.


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