TBS BAMBOO PLANT  EVALUATION RESEARCH PROJECT

Steve Muzos, Coordinator

txboostew@hotmail.com

The Texas Bamboo Society (TBS) encourages interested TBS members the to participate in the TBS Bamboo Plant Evaluation Research Project.
 

GOALS                   HOW TO PARTICIPATE             DATA TO SUBMIT      RELATED BAMBOO LINKS


GOALS


Collect growth data on numerous types of bamboos being grown in Texas and surrounding areas with similar habitats.

Evaluate the data in several ways, including


Make the data available to the public through TBS educational efforts.

Post information on the web concerning locations where different which bamboos are being grown, such as by city. No individuals or exact locations will be identified without approval of the grower.

Compile lists of suggested bamboos for growing in different locations and conditions in Texas and surrounding areas with similar habitats.
 
 
 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

If you need bamboos  to grow, visit the TBS Stewardship Program page.

If you already have bamboo growing, TBS welcomes you to collect and submit growth data on your plants. Choose the plants you would like to measure, look over the forms below (under Data to Submit Every Winter), and submit your information. You can start the data collection at any time, and after that TBS would like the data every winter as well.
 

DATA TO SUBMIT EVERY YEAR

Please submit data during January or February every year.

Data Form for first year

Data Form for second, third, fourth year etc.
 
 

RELATED BAMBOO LINKS

Bamboos Recommended for Texas  -   Bamboos which will probably do well in Texas if planted in the proper environment
 

Bamboo Species Growing in Texas  -   Bamboo species which have been reported as growing in Texas

Maps:
  Heat Zones     Heat Zones in pdf format      Cold Hardiness
  Solar Energy  (measured in megajoules per day per square meter)

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT STEVE MUZOS AT:  txboostew@hotmail.com
 

Last updated by Steve Muzos, March 13, 2004