Musaceae and rhizomes

Nhu Nguyen
Tue, 05 Jun 2012 09:17:41 PDT
On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 6:24 PM, Hannon <> wrote:

> I would counter that the challenge before the PBS is to help define
> standards of knowledge for a particular, if ill-defined, group of plants
> rather than giving up and saying that boundaries are too confounding and
> should be left vague or abandoned altogether. I may be alone in this view.

Dylan, you are definitely not alone on this. I completely agree with you
that this one of the challenges before the PBS. Eventually information
saved on this List will be incorporated into the wiki, but that is a
monumental task and will require a good team with lots of time devoted to
it. Otherwise, it may take a person a lifetime to deal with it all.

On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 7:08 PM, Alberto Castillo

> I consider this plainly giving false and misleading information to
> beginners that in good faith rely to PBs as the fabulous source of
> knowledge it has been.

And the PBS/Wiki will continue to be a great source of knowledge of
information on bulbs for many years to come. That is a promise. At the last
Board of Directors meeting, Mary Sue reported that in about half a year,
more than 600 Wiki pages have been modified both in minor and substantive


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