ABS Bamboo Importation Committee Report

Sussman, Cliff
February 2012
Bamboo: The Magazine of the American Bamboo Society;Feb2012, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p13
The author reports on the experience gained by the American Bamboo Society (ABS) from the bamboo importation program under the U.S. Agriculture Department's Germplasm Facility in Maryland. She has reportedly brought 19 Tropical species in from Thailand, while ABS SoCal has brought in 25 species of bamboo seed. The author states that they will select 25 Temperate Runners and Himalayans from Chinese bamboos to bring in winter 2012.


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