2002 Presentation Abstracts
43rd Annual Meeting: June 22-27, 2002
Origins, Evolution, and Conservation of Crop Plants: A molecular approach.
|*Abstracts are arranged in alphabetical order of the last name of the presenting author.|
| Morphological, ethnobotanical, and archaeological evidence of Cucurbita ecuadorensis as an ancient semi-domesticate. (Oral Presentation).
Thomas C. Andres, Dolores R. Piperno, Jaime Estrella E, and Karen E. Stothert.
Cladistic biogeography of Juglans (Juglandaceae) based on cpDNA intergenic spacer sequences. (Oral Presentation).
Mallikarjuna Aradhya, Daniel Potter, and Charles Simon.
Doctrine of Signatures: An explanation of medicinal plant discovery or dissemination? (Oral Presentation).
Bradley C. Bennett.
Economic value of Bignoniaceae lianas from the forests of the Coto Brus region, Costa Rica. (Oral Presentation).
Alice Benzecry and Ruth Dweck.
In-situ crop conservation in avocado: How the culture of farming affects the genetics of crops. (Oral Presentation).
Ken Birnbaum, Rob DeSalle, Charles M. Peters, and Philip N. Benfey.
Introgression and invasion of Avena barbata in California and Oregon. (Oral Presentation).
Mark A. Blumler.
The city in the country: Exploring the role of local resources in Old Albany, New York. (Oral Presentation).
Mary Theresa Bonhage-Freund.
Assessing trends in Micronesian traditional knowledge. (Oral Presentation).
Berry J. Brosi, Michael J. Balick, Roberta Lee, Robert Wolkow, Mark Kostka, Bill Raynor, Robert Gallen, Ally Raynor, Pelihter Raynor, and Dana Lee Ling.
Ethnobotanically identified poisonous plants of the K’ekchi’ Maya and the isolation and characterization of several novel Lobeline alkaloid analogs from Hippobroma longiflora (Campanulaceae). (Oral Presentation).
Isaac S. Bruck.
Maize domestication and selection in the starch pathways. (Oral Presentation).
Edward Buckler, Sherry Whitt, and Larissa Wilson.
Directed and undirected management of plant populations by the Yucatec Maya: Historical implications and practical applications. (Oral Presentation).
Javier Caballero, Andrea Martinez, Maria Teresa Pulido and Maria Eugenia Correa.
Plant beings and their role in the medical system of the Rarámuri of the Sierra Tarahumara, Chihuahua, Mexico. (Oral Presentation).
Michael B. Casaus.
Biodirected isolation and characterization of antimalarial components from Persea species. (Oral Presentation).
Steven J. Casper and Walter H. Lewis.
Medicinal plant conservation and cultivation: A pilot study with lemon verbena, (Aloysia triphylla). (Oral Presentation).
Rebekah Chapman, James Affolter, David Giannasi, Stanley Kays, and Marta Lagrotteria.
Projecting the effect of harvest on the population biology of goldenseal, Hydrastis canadensis H., a medicinal herb in Ohio, USA forests. (Oral Presentation).
Deanna Christensen and David L. Gorchov.
Holy mole, it's biodiversity on a single plate! The ethnobotany of pepian and the moles. (Oral Presentation).
Eugene Richard Chung.
Economic botany in a distance learning format II: Experience from an intercampus course. (Oral Presentation).
Origin and genetic diversity of chayote (Sechium edule). (Oral Presentation).
Hugh Cross, Rafael Lira, and Timothy Motley.
Patterns of genetic diversity in Stenocereus stellatus (Cactaceae), a semi-domesticated species in central Mexico. (Oral Presentation).
Jennifer Cruse-Sanders, Jim Hamrick and Alejandro Casas.
Comparing fluorescent AFLP data with the folk taxonomy of the clonally-propagated tuber crop oca (Oxalis tuberosa). (Oral Presentation).
Linking communities and experimental ecology: the harvest of Chameadorea radicalis in the El Cielo Biosphere Reserve, Mexico. (Oral Presentation).
Byran A. Endress and David L. Gorchov.
Intergenomic recombination: The foundation for maize biodiversity. (Oral Presentation).
Ethnobotany and secretory reservoir anatomy in leaves and bracts of Clibadium surinamense L. (Asteraceae), an Amazonian ichthyotoxic species. (Oral Presentation).
Dan K. Evans and Daniel Chaffin.
Use of piqigua, Heteropsis ecuadorensis (Araceae) in northwestern Ecuador. (Oral Presentation).
Cultivation manners of Capsicum spp in the Sierra Norte de Puebla, México. (Oral Presentation).
Basurto Francisco, Virginia Evangelista, and Delia Castro.
The consumption of aloeswood and the incense culture of Japan. (Oral Presentation).
Phylogeographic studies in Phaseolus. (Oral Presentation).
Paul Gepts, Roberto Papa, Alonso Gonzalez, Sylvaine Coulibaly, and Alfonso Delgado-Salinas.
The wound healing activity of ohoru (Symphonia globulifera L.f.) collected from the Orinoco River Delta, Venezuela. (Oral Presentation).
Evolution of two opuntioid crop plants, Opuntia ficus-indica and Nopalea cochenillifera. (Oral Presentation).
M. Patrick Griffith.
Molecular evidence for sugarcane evolution and domestication. (Oral Presentation).
Laurent Grivet, Jean-Christophe Glaszmann, and Angelique D'Hont.
Today's traditional plant uses of the Anishinaabek Great Lakes Indians. (Oral Presentation).
Scott M. Herron.
Demography, canopy cover, and aerial root production of Clusia grandiflora and Clusia palmicida five years after NTFP harvest in Guyana, South America. (Oral Presentation).
The demand for diversity: Changing urban consumption patterns and their effects on production landscapes. (Oral Presentation).
Valerie Imbruce and Christine Padoch.
Development of a global strategy linking nutrition and health with plant genetic resource conservation. (Oral Presentation).
Timothy Johns and Pablo B. Eyzaguirre.
Ayurveda and diabetes mellitus. (Oral Presentation).
Food crop introductions in highlands West New Guinea 1938-1998: An ethnobotanical tale. (Oral Presentation).
Larry M. Lake.
Traditional and contemporary use of Sakau (Piper methysticum) in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. (Oral Presentation).
Roberta Lee, Robert Wolkow, Berry J. Brosi, Michael J. Balick, Mark Kostka, Bill Raynor, Robert Gallen, Ally Raynor, Pelihter Raynor, and Dana Lee Ling.
Plants and Cultures of the Opa Locka/Hialeah Flea Market, Miami, FL. (Oral Presentation).
Eva Doll Lehmbeck, Fabienne Taylor, and Adam Edwards.
Genetic relationships between Dioscorea alata L. and related Melanesian endemic species D. nummularia Lam. as revealed by AFLP markers. (Oral Presentation).
Roger Malapa, Gemma Arnau, Jean Louis Noyer, and Vincent Lebot.
Strong inference in ethnobotany. (Oral Presentation).
Will McClatchey and K. W. Bridges.
Marquesan medicinal plants: A comparative study. (Oral Presentation).
Luke Mease, Alexandra Paul, Christian Palmer and Kahale Pali.
Archaeological evidence for the worldwide tradition of psychoactive drug plant use. (Oral Presentation).
M. D. Merlin.
Crop evolution: Past, present, and future. (Oral Presentation).
Traditions and evolution in cultural botanical knowledge among the Vietnamese of East and West. (Oral Presentation).
My Lien T. Nguyen.
Ethnobotany of a Tongan voyaging canoe: The Kalia Mileniume. (Oral Presentation).
Mark Thomas Nickum.
Evolutionary changes in reproductive biology of Polaskia chichipe (Cactaceae) associated with domestication in the Tehuacán Valley, central Mexico. (Oral Presentation).
Adriana Otero, Alejandro Casas, Carmen Bartolo, Edgar Pérez-Negrón, and Alfonso Valiente-Banuet.
Commercial collection of Himalayan medicinal plants, II: The effects of different collection methods on wild populations of Nardostachys grandiflora. (Oral Presentation).
Helle Overgaard Larsen.
Plants used to treat topical conditions in Ko`olauloa, Hawaii. (Oral Presentation).
Population ecology and the management of tropical resources: A plea for parsimony and participation. (Oral Presentation).
Charles M. Peters.
Using phytoliths and starch grains to study Neotropical plant domestication. (Oral Presentation).
Dolores R. Piperno.
Biocultural conservation in the Amazon: The ACT experience (Oral Presentation).
The harvest and management potential of titica vine roots (Heteropsis spp.) in intact, burned and logged forests in the eastern Brazilian Amazon. (Oral Presentation).
Campbell Plowden, Christopher Uhl, and Francisco de Assis Oliveira.
Botanical and ethnobotanical inventory of the National Park of American Samoa. (Oral Presentation).
Genetics and the domestication of sunflower. (Oral Presentation).
Loren Rieseberg, John Burke, Abby Harter, and David Lentz.
Evolution of recombination under domestication: A comparative analysis. (Oral Presentation).
Population ecologies of Tibetan medicinals: Implications of monocarpy for sustainable management. (Oral Presentation).
Jan Salick and Heidi H. Schmidt.
Molecular studies on the evolution and conservation of the tropical crop cassava. (Oral Presentation).
Barbara Schaal, Kenneth Olsen, and Luiz Carvalho.
Logging and livelihoods: Thresholds and prospects for compatibility in eastern Amazonia. (Oral Presentation).
Patricia Shanley, Margaret Cymery, Leda Luz, and Gabriel Medina.
Demographic models for monitoring and managing populations of nontimber forest products. (Oral Presentation).
Aditi Sinha and Kamaljit Bawa.
Germplasm resources for development of Cannabis sativa (marijuana, hemp) for food, fiber, and medicinal purposes. (Oral Presentation).
Commercial collection of Himalayan medicinal plants, I: The trade in Nardostachys grandiflora and Neopicrorhiza scrophulariiflora. (Oral Presentation).
Carsten Smith Olsen.
Investigating conceptual knowledge in ethnobiology: Methodology and opportunities for collaboration in plant breeding and genetic resource conservation. (Oral Presentation).
Daniela Soleri and D. A. Cleveland.
Habitat, uses, and morphological variation in Erynigium yuccifolium Michaux. (Oral Presentation).
Marie S. Standifer, Leon C. Standifer, and Shirley C. Tucker.
Variation in Tzeltal Maya medicinal plant knowledge. (Oral Presentation).
John R. Stepp.
Using Population Viability Analysis (PVA) to assess harvest impacts. (Oral Presentation).
A comparative ethnomedical study of gardens in two urban communities of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. (Oral Presentation).
Rebekka Stone and Juan Almendares.
Assessing the harvest of non-timber resources from a population ecology perspective: a review of case-studies and suggestions for future directions. (Oral Presentation).
Novel dye plants and weaving techniques of the Huaorani, Ecuadorian Amazon (Oral Presentation).
Traditional harvesting and processing of Red Laver seaweed (Porphyra spp.) on the north coast of British Columbia (Oral Presentation).
Nancy J. Turner and Helen Clifton.
Ethnobotany of the Rosaceae in southern Illinois. (Oral Presentation).
Miriam Kritzer Van Zant.
Harvesting utility: Population ecology methods for local application. (Oral Presentation).
Julie Velasquez Runk and Mark Wishnie.
Uses and management of the genus Casimiroa (Rutaceae). (Oral Presentation).
Patricia Vera-Caletti and Heike Vibrans.
The value of organic farming for the in-situ conservation of agrobiodiversity and related traditional ecological knowledge. (Oral Presentation).
Christian Reinhard Vogl.
Small-grain grasses and cereals as staple food at Epipalaeolithic Ohalo II, Israel. (Oral Presentation).
Ehud Weiss and Mordechai Kislev.
GIS-assisted exploration for plant genetic resources in Paraguay (Oral Presentation).
David E. Williams, Andrew Jarvis, Karen A. Williams, and Luigi Guarino.
Knowledge and use of fungi by the Hotï: A mycophile society from the Venezuelan Amazon. (Oral Presentation).
Egleé L. Zent and Stanford Zent.
Breadfruit origins and dispersal through the Pacific. (Oral Presentation).
Nyree Zerega, Diane Ragone, and Timothy Motley.