2007 Presentation Abstracts
48th Annual Meeting: June 4-7, 2007
*Abstracts are arranged in alphabetical order of the last name of the presenting author.
| Inhibition of Cruzain by Triterpenoids Isolated from a Salacia Species from Monteverde, Costa Rica. (Poster).
Brittany R. Agius. firstname.lastname@example.org
Medicinal Plants Used for the Treatment of Malaria in Wechiau Community Hippopotamus Sanctuary in Ghana (Oral Presentation).
Alex Asase. email@example.com
Consumption of Green Leafy Vegetables to Prevent Cataract in Rural India. (Poster).
Julie Bélanger. firstname.lastname@example.org
Doctrine of Signatures: A Further Examination. (Oral Presentation).
Bradley C. Bennett. email@example.com
A Quantitative Synthesis of Malinké and Asháninka Medicinal Plants With Some Novel Collection, Herbarium, and Analysis Methods. (Oral Presentation).
Use of Herbs and Supplements by Chemotherapy Patients Attending an Integrative Cancer Clinic. (Oral Presentation).
Keith Block. firstname.lastname@example.org
Phytochemical Antioxidants and their Impact on the Toxicity and Effectiveness of Cancer Chemotherapy, a Systematic Review of Evidence from RCTs. (Oral Presentation).
Keith Block. email@example.com
Agriculture and Gardening in an Evolving Economy: Paleoethnobotanical Insights into Muskogee Adaptation in the American Southeast. (Oral Presentation).
Theresa Bonhage-Freund. firstname.lastname@example.org
From “Stevens’ Cure” to a Modern Multi-million Euro herbal product. The Story of Umckaloabo. (Oral Presentation).
Thomas Brendler. email@example.com
Bracken (Pteridium esculentum) as a Food Source for Pre-contact Maori in New Zealand. (Oral Presentation).
Mike Burtenshaw. firstname.lastname@example.org
Gaining Ground While Losing its Resources? Traditional Medicine in Northern Peru and Southern Ecuador. (Oral Presentation).
Rainer W. Bussmann. email@example.com
Biosprospection During Early Colonial Mexico and its Historical Consequences: An Example of Ornamental Plants. (Oral Presentation).
Robert Bye. firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s Most Important?: Evaluating Valuation Techniques and Estimating Use Value of Medicinal Plants in Ghana, West Africa. (Oral Presentation).
Katherine I. Caldwell. email@example.com
Standardizing Modern Ethnobotanicals: Cranberry Products as Examples of Herbal Dietary Supplement Standard Reference Materials. (Oral Presentation).
Ryan Case. firstname.lastname@example.org
Cytotoxic Flavonoids from the Bark of Lonchocarpus haberi from Monteverde, Costa Rica. (Poster).
Caitlin Cassidy. Caitlin@knology.net
Harvest Induced Compensatory Recruitment. (Oral Presentation).
Lisa Castle. email@example.com
The Effect of Point of Decapitation on Lateral Bud Outgrowth and Regrowth Following Two Decapitations of Moringa Seedlings Grown in Hydroponic Culture. (Oral Presentation).
George Crosby. firstname.lastname@example.org
A Model of Ethnobotanical Databases for Tribal Communities. (Poster).
Nikki Crowe. email@example.com
Ethnobotany in the Central Canadian Arctic: A Survey of the Plants Used by the Copper Inuit. (Oral Presentation).
Jonathan Duffy Davis. firstname.lastname@example.org
Subsistence Patterns and Local Plant Use Among Prehispanic Populations in Western Panama. (Oral Presentation).
Ruth Dickau. email@example.com
Harvard University's Economic Botany Collections: History, Research and Curation. (Oral Presentation).
Jessica M. Dolan. firstname.lastname@example.org
Pimenta dioica (L.) Merr.: An Herbal Therapeutic from Costa Rica for Women’s Health. (Poster).
Brian Doyle. email@example.com
Pali Texts: A Hidden Source of Information on Medicinal Plants. (Poster).
Bethany G. Elkington. firstname.lastname@example.org
Recovering Ancient Genes for Sustainable Maize Agriculture. (Oral Presentation).
Mary Eubanks. email@example.com
Forest Resource Utilization in Zimbabwe, Africa: Tree Poaching and Curio Carving. (Oral Presentation).
Maria Fadiman. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Messiahs of the Virgin Forest: The Life and Plants of the Giriama Mganga. (Oral Presentation).
Jonathan Ferrier. email@example.com
Sustainable Harvesting Protocols and Case Studies of Actea racemosa and Ligusticum porterii. (Oral Presentation).
Trish Flaster. Tflaster@earthlink.net
Natural Inhibitors Aid in Studying LPS-Mediated Cytokine Release. (Poster).
Theresa M. Fresquez. firstname.lastname@example.org
Comparative Ethnobotany of Cochlospermaceae Throughout its Pantropical Range. (Poster).
Susannah B. J. Fulton. email@example.com
Patterns of NTFP Harvest for the Multi-use Khaya senegalensis (Meliaceae) by Indigenous People in Benin and its Impacts on Population Structure. (Oral Presentation).
Orou G. Gaoue. firstname.lastname@example.org
Discovery and Characterization of Novel Cyclotides in Psychotria leptothyrsa Miq. var. longicarpa Val., a Plant Endemic to Palau (Micronesia). (Oral Presentation).
Samantha Gerlach. email@example.com
The Use, Significance, and Importance of Rain Forest Habitat Types Recognized by the Maijuna of the Peruvian Amazon: “Resource Islands” vs. “Avoidance Islands” (Poster).
Michael P. Gilmore. firstname.lastname@example.org
Patterns of Botanical Resource Use in Three Rural Villages in Southwest Niger. (Oral Presentation).
Dan Guimbo. email@example.com
Documentation of Folk Uses and Management of Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) and Tamarind (Tamrindus indica L.) in Four West-African countries. (Poster).
Marianne Gütler. firstname.lastname@example.org
Hand Papermaking Workshop. (Workshop).
Karen C. Hall. email@example.com
Harvest of Medicinal Plants in Surinamese Maroon Society: Implications for Sustainability. (Oral Presentation).
Reinout Havinga. firstname.lastname@example.org
Medicinal Plant Knowledge Among Students (ages 12-17) in Las Yungas, Bolivia. (Oral Presentation).
Donald Hazlett. email@example.com
Anti-malarial Plants and Patterns of their Usage Around Kakum National Park in Ghana. (Oral Presentation).
Ded Hese. firstname.lastname@example.org
Constructional Woods of Tikal: Forest Use and the End of Time. (Poster).
Brian Hockaday. email@example.com
Comparative Ethnobotanical Knowledge of an Amerindian and Maroon Community for Three Vegetation Zones in Suriname, South America. (Oral Presentation).
Bruce Hoffman. firstname.lastname@example.org
Development of Rice Bran Oil Liposome for Using in Cosmetics. (Poster).
Suthimaln Ingkatawornwong. email@example.com
The Importance of Odor in Aguaruna Tree Classification and Identification. (Oral Presentation).
Kevin Jernigan. firstname.lastname@example.org
Variability in Content of the Anti-AIDS Drug Candidate Prostratin in Samoan populations of Homalanthus nutans (Euphorbiaceae). (Oral Presentation).
Holly Johnson. email@example.com
Enhanced Curcumin Solubility and Dissolution by Complexation with Hydroxypropyl Beta-cyclodextrin. (Poster).
Nattha Kaewnopparat. firstname.lastname@example.org
Preserving Foodways, Preserving Culture: A Case Study of Mango Achar. (Oral Presentation).
Sarah Khan. email@example.com
An Analysis of Morphological Variation of Atractylodes in Eastern Asia. (Poster).
Hui Kim. firstname.lastname@example.org
Winnebago Ethnobotany and Botanical Resources Project. (Oral Presentation).
Kelly Kindscher. Kindscher@KU.edu
Palynological Richness Affected by Intensive Production of Nuts During Jomon Period in Japan. (Oral Presentation).
Junko Kitagawa. email@example.com
Oral Efficacy of Herpi Virin - A Wormwood Preparation - in the Treatment of Herpes. Results of a Multicenter, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial vs. Acyclovir. (Oral Presentation).
Simone Krebs. firstname.lastname@example.org
Alaska Ethnobotany Project: Non-Timber Forest Products in the 49th State. (Poster).
Jessica Larsen. email@example.com
Conservation and Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plants – An Overview of Current Global and Regional Initiatives. (Oral Presentation).
Danna Leaman. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ground Truthing of Satellite Images of Tropical Forests and Ancient Agricultural Terraces in the Vicinity of the Preclassic Maya Site of San Bartolo, Guatemala. (Oral Presentation).
David Lentz. email@example.com
Mycoflora present in medicinal plants from Lara State, Venezuela. (Poster).
Relationships Between a Peripheral Market and the Central Market in the Commercialization of Medicinal Plants: The Ozumba Tianguis and Mercado Sonora in central Mexico. (Oral Presentation).
Edelmira Linares. firstname.lastname@example.org
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.: Support for Ethnobotanical Use in the Treatment of Dysmenorrhea. (Poster).
Tracie Locklear. email@example.com
Ethnobiology of Castilla-La Mancha Wetlands. (Poster).
Alonso Verde López. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ethnobotanical Garden in the Huizachtepetl. (Poster).
Aurora Montúfar López. email@example.com
Valuing Biodiversity Conservation in Target Communities in PNG: Communities’ Economic Values For Terrestrial Biodiversity in the Adelberts Range, Madang Province. (Oral Presentation).
Billy Manoka. firstname.lastname@example.org
Climate Stress and Active Compound Maxima in the African Sahel. (Oral Presentation).
Steve Maranz. email@example.com
Ossification of traditional knowledge in Pacific Island cultures emerging from colonial cultural suppression (Oral Presentation).
Will McClatchey. firstname.lastname@example.org
Paiute-Shoshoni Resources and Settlement Patterns in Banner Ridge, California. (Oral Presentation).
Kathleen McConnell. email@example.com
Utilizing the National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS) for Medicinal Plant Research. (Oral Presentation).
Joe-Ann McCoy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Rhus Species and Chronic Disease. (Oral Presentation).
Letitia McCune. email@example.com
Identifying Conservation Priorities for Medicinal Plants: Experiences from Tanzania. (Oral Presentation).
Heather McMillen. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ethnoecological Gradients and Patches for the Conservation of Useful Trees at Mt. Kasigau, Kenya. (Poster).
Kimberly E. Medley. email@example.com
Anti-Pseudomonas Activity of Selected Plants Used in Traditional Ethnoveterinary Practices. (Oral Presentation).
Susan Mendez. firstname.lastname@example.org
Problematic Pollen and Solid Seed Evidence: Archaeobotanical Case Study of Cannabis and Humulus. (Oral Presentation).
Mark Merlin. email@example.com
From Food to Pharmacology: Exploring the Prehistoric Utilization of Root-crops in the Middle Atlantic and Northeast Regions of North America. (Oral Presentation).
Timothy C. Messner. firstname.lastname@example.org
How Bioprospecting Affects Peru and Other Andean countries. (Poster).
Elsa N. Meza. email@example.com
Tetzcutzinco: A botanical garden. (Poster).
Alejandro Torres Montúfar. firstname.lastname@example.org
A Survey of Rapan Plant Culture and their Indigenous Taro (Colocasia esculenta) Varieties. (Oral Presentation).
Timothy Motley. email@example.com
Local Knowledge of the Biodiversity of Three Land Management Regions Surrounding Boumba, Niger. (Oral Presentation).
Jocelyn Muller. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ethno-Medico-Botanical Research in the Euphorbia fusiformis - A Review Update. (Oral Presentation).
Devarajan Natarajan. email@example.com
Historic Cinchona Collections at the Royal Botanic Gardens. (Poster).
Mark Nesbitt. firstname.lastname@example.org
Beliefs on the Use of Plants as Food and Medicine Among Vietnamese Immigrants in the US and Urban Vietnamese in Vietnam. (Poster).
Huu Thi Nguyen. email@example.com
Some Ethno-medicinal Trees of Jhansi district. (Oral Presentation).
Gaurav Nigam. firstname.lastname@example.org
Antibacterial Activity of Thai Medicinal Plants Against Propionibacterium Acnes. (Poster).
Prisana Niyomkam. email@example.com
HPTLC Estimation of Charantin in Some Marketed Polyherbal Formulations Used in Diabetes Mellitus. (Poster).
Piyushkumar Manubhai Patel. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Aguaje Palm (Mauritia flexuosa): A Conservation and Agroforestry Project in Northeastern Peru. (Oral Presentation).
Jim Penn. email@example.com
A Survey of the Applications of Medicinal Plant Species in Rural Barbados - A Scientific Evaluation. (Oral Presentation).
Sonia Peter. firstname.lastname@example.org
Cultural Ecology of Native Fruits and Affiliate Species: Traditional Plant Use of the Kempo Manggarai, Flores Island (Indonesia). (Oral Presentation).
Jeanine Pfeiffer. email@example.com
Evaluation of Ethnobotany in the Region of Chaharmahal and Bakhtyari, West Central Iran. (Oral Presentation).
Abdollah Ghasemi Pirbalouti. firstname.lastname@example.org
Geographical Distribution of Knowledge and Use of Wild Leafy Greens in Northern Morocco. (Poster).
Bronwen Powell. email@example.com
Tips for Getting Published. (Workshop).
Cassandra L. Quave. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Search for New Anti-staphylococcal Leads: Comparing the Antibacterial Efficiency of Italian Plants Based on Ethnobotanical Use Categories. (Oral Presentation).
Cassandra L. Quave. email@example.com
Tourism and Development in Central America: Impacts on Ethnobotanical Knowledge. (Oral Presentation).
Carlos Ramirez-Sosa. firstname.lastname@example.org
Effects of ethnicity on garden composition and potential ecological impacts of home gardens in Little Havana (Miami, FL USA). (Oral Presentation).
Gita Ramsay. email@example.com
The Species of Ficus Trees That Serve as Candomblé's Cosmic Tree of Life. (Oral Presentation).
John Rashford. firstname.lastname@example.org
Segues to Science. (Workshop).
Dave Reedy. email@example.com
Medicinal Plants in Castilla-La Mancha Home-gardens. (Poster).
José Fajardo Rodríguez. firstname.lastname@example.org
Comparing Apples and Lemons: A Literature Review Reveals Similarities in the Phytochemicals of Antidiarrheal Plants. (Oral Presentation).
Janna Rose. email@example.com
The Impact of Ancient Maya Home Forest Gardens on the Modern Tree Species Composition and Biodiversity of Northwestern Belize. (Oral Presentation).
Nanci C. Ross. firstname.lastname@example.org
Tibetan Alpine Ethnobotany and Climate Change. (Oral Presentation).
Jan Salick. email@example.com
“Learning From Both Sides”: Collaborative Ethnopharmacological Research Examining Plant-based Therapies in Cape York, Queensland, Australia. (Oral Presentation).
Susan Semple. firstname.lastname@example.org
Current Status of Medicinal Plants Used by Local Vaidyas in Badma Valley (Timli), Uttarakhand, India. (Poster).
D. P. Semwal. email@example.com
Biological Activity of Rainforest Plant Extracts from Far North Queensland, Australia. (Poster).
Mary Setzer. firstname.lastname@example.org
Marketplace Plants Used In Ceremonial Cleansing Among Highland Qechuans of Ecuador. (Oral Presentation).
Sushma Shrestha. email@example.com
Validation of Liquid Chromatography for the Determination of an Antibacterial Agent; Alpha-mangostin, in Mangosteen Peel Extract: A Tool for Quality Assessment of Garcinia mangostana L. (Poster).
Anusak Sirikatitham. firstname.lastname@example.org
Threatened Plants Rescue Center: A Living Gene Bank of Plants at Risk. (Poster).
Djaja Doel Soejarto. email@example.com
Estonian medicinal plants from the 19th century: The insight into the collection of Jakob Hurt. (Poster).
Renata Sõukand. firstname.lastname@example.org
Plant Species Richness and Cultural Diversity. (Oral Presentation).
John Richard Stepp. email@example.com
Cruzain Inhibitory Activity of Leaf Essential Oils from Neotropical Lauraceae. (Poster).
Sean L. Stokes. firstname.lastname@example.org
Synergistic Effects of Essential Oil Components: Inhibition of Cruzain. (Poster).
Sean L. Stokes. email@example.com
Chemical Composition and Cytotoxic Activity of the Leaf Essential Oil of Ocotea tonduzii from Monteverde, Costa Rica. (Poster).
Sayaka Takaku. firstname.lastname@example.org
What Factors Influence Sustainable Harvest of the Medicinal Plants Phyllanthus emblica and Phyllanthus indofischerii in South India? (Oral Presentation).
Tamara Ticktin. email@example.com
‘Wasi ondrosei’: The Ethnobotany of Genital Steam Baths in Suriname. (Oral Presentation).
Tinde van Andel. T.R.vanAndel@bio.uu.nl
Ceremonial Caches and Associated Plant Materials at the Ancient Maya Site of Lamanai, Belize. (Poster).
Xochitl Vinaja. firstname.lastname@example.org
Traditions in Transition: African Diaspora Pharmacopoeias in South America. (Oral Presentation).
Robert Voeks. email@example.com
Reaching Consensus on Vegetable and Fruit. (Oral Presentation).
Gail Wagner. firstname.lastname@example.org
An Antibacterial Plastic Film Made from the Mangosteen Peel Extract. (Poster).
Chatchai Wattanapiromsakul. email@example.com
Authentication of Vitex agnus-castus L. using Microscopic, Chemical, and Pharmacological methods. (Poster).
D.E. Webster. firstname.lastname@example.org
Designing the “perfect” ethnobotany training program (Workshop).
Laura Weiss. WeissL@hawaii.edu
Is Commercialization of Colophospermum mopane Seeds from Namibia Ecologically Justified? (Oral Presentation).
Laura Weiss. WeissL@hawaii.edu
The ethnobiology society of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. (Poster).
Laura Weiss. weissL@hawaii.edu
Synergistic Effects of Essential Oil Components: MCF-7 Cytotoxicity. (Poster).
Brenda S. Wright. email@example.com