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<<WedConference Schedule for Thursday, 5 August 2004
8:30 - 8:55Dr. W.J. Kress
The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
The Classification of the Ginger Family (Zingiberaceae)
Flower Show
and
Plant/Rhizome Sale

8:00 - 5:00
Tropimar
Open to the Public
9:00 - 9:25Mark Collins
Eden Farms, Hilo, Hawaii
Newly Introduced Heliconias
9:30 - 9:55Dr. Richard Criley
University of Hawaii
Cold and Hot Rhizome Storage Affect Emergence and Flowering of Ornamental Gingers
10:00 - 10:30Coffee Break
10:30 - 10:55Dra. Elvia J. MelÚndez-Akerman
Universidad de Puerto Rico
Reproductive Ecology of Heliconia caribbaea in the Luquillo Mountains of Puerto Rico
11:00 - 11:25Jeff Chandler
Andromeda Gardens, Barbados
Pests, Diseases and other Problems Affecting Zigiberales in Barbados - An Update
11:30 - 11:55Anders Linstrom
Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens, Thailand
Biogeography of Caribbean Heliconia
12:00 - 1:00Lunch Break
1:00 - 1:25Carla Black
Panama
Heliconia Adventures in Panama: Part 2
1:30 - 1:55Tim Chapman
Lousiana
Commercial trade of Zingiberales
2:00 - 2:30Coffee BreakBoard of Directors Meeting
2:00 - 5:00
2:30 - 2:55Round Table & "Ask the Experts"
3:00End of Conference for the Day
 
 
 
7:00 - 10:00Farewell Banquet — Tropimar 2nd Floor
Dinner & Cash Bar
Music & Dance
Raffle
Auction