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A newly revised Media Library service is now available to all BSI affiliated Societies. If you need an additional email address added to your Affiliate Society account for this program, please contact the Webmaster (address below). It offers an up to date series of bromeliad related PowerPoint programs that can be presented by a local member at meetings. They consist of 80-120 slides about various topics as described below and include, in most of the programs, presenter notes for each slide. They will be kept up to date to reflect the latest bromeliad information available. The initial offering will be the following programs:

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Program descriptions:

Download Presentation 25 MBytes (Version date: May 25 2019)
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Bromeliads Seed to Seed V. 1.0
A PowerPoint presentation of 92 slides, with on-slide descriptions, on growing bromeliads from seed.
Jay Thurrott
Download Presentation 22 MBytes (Version date: June 03 2019)
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Bromeliads A to Z Part 1 V. 1.0
A PowerPoint presentation of 118 slides, with presenter notes for each slide.
It describes the six member split subfamily of Pitcairnioideae with 15 genera and the 22 genera of the Tillandsioideae.
Each genus and representative species of that genus are illustrated and briefly described.
Image: Navia pungens [Jeroen van der Steen from florapix.nl]
Keith Smith
Download Presentation 17 MBytes (Version date: June 03 2019)
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Bromeliads A to Z Part 2 V. 1.0
A PowerPoint presentation of 104 slides, with presenter notes for each slide.
It describes the 37 genera of the Bromelioideae.
Each genus and representative species of that genus are illustrated and briefly described.
Image: Sincoraea heleniceae [Alan Herndon from JBS V67(1)]
Keith Smith
Download Presentation 51 MBytes (Version date: June 03 2019)
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Genus Aechmea V. 1.0
A PowerPoint presentation of 120 slides showing examples of Aechmea species and hybrids.
Image: Aechmea Mariae-Reginae [Laura Ospina from Florapix.nl]
Herb Plever
Download Presentation 32 MBytes (Version date: June 03 2019)
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Genus Billbergia V. 1.1
A Powerpoint presentation of 96 slides, with presenter notes, on Billbergia species and hybrids and their cultivation.
Image: Billbergia porteana [Oscar Ribeiro, EOB]
Keith Smith
Download Presentation 25 MBytes (Version date: May 25 2019)
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Genus Dyckia V. 1.0
A PowerPoint presentation of 89 slides, with presenter notes, on Dyckia species and hybrids and their cultivation.
Image: Dyckia hebdingii [Dyckia Brazil]
Keith Smith
Download Presentation 32 MBytes (Version date: June 03 2019)
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Genus Pitcairnia V. 1.0
A PowerPoint presentation of 87 slides, with presenter notes on Pitcairnia species, hybrids and their cultivation.
Image: Pitcairnia heterophylla [Eric J. Gouda, EOB]
Keith Smith
Download Presentation 20 MBytes (Version date: May 25 2019)
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So, you want to be a bromeliad judge? V. 1.0
A PowerPoint presentation of 73 slides, with on-slide descriptions, on the steps necessary to become a bromeliad show judge.
Jay Thurrott

I also will request feedback after each viewing of a program so that program creators can maintain currency of information and improve the quality of the content on a continuous basis.

Also, two requests.

  • If you have an existing program that you think would be a good addition to the library, please e-mail me at batikilk@gmail.com with a description of the program.
  • If you have a suggestion for a new program, please send me a brief description of the content you would like to see.
Keith Smith, BSI Media Library

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