The ABS Journal

The ABS Journal

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Scientific and bamboo research articles appear in the Journal of the American Bamboo Society, a peer-reviewed online publication which is freely accessible to all under the Gold Open Access model. Available past issues may be downloaded as full text.

Some of the work published in the Journal has received financial support from the Ned Jaquith Foundation, which is partially funded by the American Bamboo Society and provides grants for bamboo-related research projects.

Journal #30:2

Journal #30:2 2020 Chusquea montisylvicola (Poaceae: Bambusoideae), a new species endemic to the Andes of southern Ecuador Lynn G. Clark and Andrew D. Kaul J. Amer. Bamboo Soc. 30: 6-11 DOWNLOAD

Journal #30:1

Journal #30:1 2020 Bambusa pallida (Poaceae: Bambusoideae), a new record for Bhutan Sangay Dorjee, Chris Stapleton, Ugyen Chophel, Phurpa, Dhendup Tshering & Tshering Samdrup J. Amer. Bamboo Soc. 30: 1-5 Abstract: Bambusa…

Journal #29

Journal #29 2019 Mechanical properties of bamboo: a research synthesis of strength values and the factors influencing them Lorena Sanchez Vivas, Gray Mullins, Jeffrey A. Cunningham and James R. Mihelcic…

Journal #28

Journal #28 2015 Biogenic volatile organic compound emissions from bamboo: Exploring patterns of diversity across species A. N. Melnychenko and T. N. Rosenstiel; pp. 1-9 The effect of light intensity…

Journal #27

Journal #27 2014 Freezing avoidance in tropical Andean bamboos Francisca Ely1, Sayuri Kiyota and Fermin Rada; pp. 1-10 Effect of rainwater harvesting on distribution of water and nutrients in soil…

Journal #26

Journal #26 2013 Canebrake fauna revisited: additional records of species diversity in a critically endangered ecosystem Steven G. Platt, Thomas R. Rainwater, Ruth M. Elsey, & Christopher G. Brantley; pp….

Journal #25

Journal #25 2012 An Updated Tribal and Subtribal Classification of the Bamboos (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) Bamboo Phylogeny Group; pp.  1-10 Visualisation of endophytic bacteria in Phyllostachys sp. and Fargesia sp. Olena V. Moshynets, Svetlana P….

Journal #24

Journal #24 2011   Carbon Flux and Carbon Stock in a Bamboo Stand and their Relevance for Mitigating Climate Change Raimund Düking, Johan Gielis and Walter Liese; pp.  1-6 Changes of…

Journal #23

Journal #23 2010 Bamboo based agroforestry systems to reclaim degraded hilly tracts (jhum) land in North Eastern India: study on uses, species diversity, distribution, and growth performance of Melocanna baccifera, D. hamiltonii, D. longispathus and Bambusa tulda in…

Journal #22

Journal #22 2009 Occurrence of Aulonemia deflexa (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) in Brazil Pedro L.Viana, Nara F. O. Mota and Tarciso S. Filgueiras; pp. 1-5 Molecular phylogeny of Asian woody bamboos: Review for the…

Journal #21

Journal #21 2008 Cleofé E. Calderón (1929-2007) Clark L.G., Judziewicz E.J., Londono X., Filgueiras T.S.; pp. 1-8 Trends in fiber characteristics of Nigerian grown bamboo and its effect on its…

Journal #20

Journal #20 2007 Aulonemia ximenae (Poaceae: Bambusoideae), a new northernAndean species with fimbriate sheath margins Lynn G. Clark, Emmet J. Judziewicz and Christopher D. Tyrrell; pp. 1-6 Coloring bamboo slivers with natural…

Journal #19

Journal #19 2005 Distribution of starch in the culms of Bambusa bambos (L.) Voss and its influence on borer damage Bhat, K.V., Varma, R.V., Raju Paduvil, Pandalai, R.C., and Santhoshkumar, R.; pp. 1-4…

Journal #18

Journal #18 2004 A New Species of Otatea from Chiapas,Mexico Lynn G. Clark and Gilberto Cortés R.; pp. 1-6 A Checklist of the Basal Grasses and Bamboos in Brazil (POACEAE) Tarciso S….

Journal #17

Journal #17 2003 A New Genus of Bamboos from the Cerrados of Brazil Gerald F. Guala, pp. 1-3 Some Commercial Edible Bamboo Species of North East India: Production, Indigenous Uses, Cost-Benefit…

Journal #16

Journal #16 2002 Greslania circinata and Greslania rivularis (Poaceae-Bambusoideae) from New Caledonia Soejatmi Dransfield; pp. 1 – 8 Genetic diversity and population structure of Pseudosasa japonica (Bambusaceae) in Korea Hong Wook Huh and Man Kyu Huh;…

Journal #15

Journal #15 2001 Reproductive Biology of Ochlandra scriptoria, an Endemic Reed Bamboo of the Western Ghats, India K. C. Koshy and D. Harikumar; pp. 1 – 7 Arundinaria alpina in Mount Elgon National…

Journal #14

Journal #14 2000 Lectotypification of Two Bamboo Species Lynn G. Clark; pp. 1 – 3 Chusquea costaricensis, A New Species of Chusquea sect. Swallenochloa (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) Lynn G. Clark and Robert H. March; pp. 4…

Journal #13

Journal #13 1999 Response of Dendrocalamus strictus (Roxb.) Nees Seedlings to Soil Conditioner and Plant Growth Regulator S. Jolly, K.R. Yadav, R.K. Sharma, R.M. Kothari and V Ramamurthy; pp. 1 – 5 Bamboo…

Journal #12

Journal #12 1998 Flowering Phenology of Chusquea Bamboos with Special Reference to Chusquea talamancensis in Costa Rica Yvonne Widmerv; pp. 1 – 20 Form and Function in the Bamboo Rhizome Chris Stapleton; pp. 21 –…

Journal #11

Journal #11 1994 [This issue, with a single monograph, is dedicated to its author.] The Taxonomy and Cultivation of Chimonobambusa (Makino) Wen Taihui Zhejiang Forestry Institute Hangzhou, China DOWNLOAD

Journal #10

Journal #10 1993 Gerald F. Guala II: Cyanogenesis in the Bamboos: A Phylogenetic Perspective; pp. 1 – 8 Chi-Ju Hsueh and De-Zhu Li: Five Genera of Bambusoideae (Gramineae) Recently Discovered…

Journal #9

Journal #9 1992 A Note on the Taxonomic Problems, Ecology, and Distribution of Bamboos in Bangaladesh M.K. Alam; pp. 1 – 7 Selection of Cold Resistant Economic Bamboo Species in China Qiu…

Journal #8

Journal #8 1991 Volume 8 is devoted exclusively to Proceedings of the Second International Bamboo Conference, June 7-9, 1985 at Bambouseraie de Prafrance, near Anduze, Gard, France List of Participants; pp….

Journal #7 (Issue 1 & 2)

Journal #7 (Issue 1 & 2) 1989 Issue 1 & 2: Current and Potential Uses of Bamboo in Peninsular Malaysia K. M. Wong; pp. 1 – 15 Method for Obtaining…

Journal #6

Journal #6 1985 Volume 6 is devoted exclusively to: Proceedings of the First International Bamboo Conference June 28-30, 1985 Mayaguez, Puerto Rico No Table of Contents is available in this…

Journal #5

Journal #5 1984 Issue #1 & 2 The Bamboos of the World – A Preliminary Study of Names and Distribution of the Herbaceous and Woody Bamboos (Bambusoideae Nees v. Esenb.) –…

Journal #4

Journal #4 1983   Issue #1 & 2 Interaction of Giant Pandas, Bamboos and People J. J. N. Campbell & Z. S. Qin; pp. 1 – 35 Letters to the Editor:…

Journal #3

Journal #3 1982 Issue #1 Society Objectives; p. 1 The Culture of Moso in Japan, Part I  Jinsaburo Oshima; pp. 2 – 28 Issue #2 Oil, Polyphenol and Hydrocarbon Content in…

Journal #2

Journal #2 1981 Issue #1 Society Objectives; p. 1 Handbook of Bamboos Cultivated in the United States Part II: Giant Tropical Clumping Bamboos Richard Haubrich; pp. 2 – 20 Issue #2…

Journal #1 – The First ABS Journal

Journal #1 – The First ABS Journal 1980 Issue #1: ABS Statement of Organization and Purpose; p. 1 A Survey of U.S.D.A. Bamboo Introductions Kenneth Brennecke; pp. 2 – 11 Propagation…

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