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April 2011 ORCHIDS, The Bulletin of the American Orchid Society
April 2011 Cover

Bulbophyllum longissimum ‘Brent Baker’, FCC/AOS. Grower: William A. Baker. Photographer: Arthur T. Pinkers. See story page 224.



FEATURES
Title Author Page
A Comparison of Systems and Highlights of Major Shows Peter Furniss 208
The AOS Specialty Judging Awards of 2009 Tom Etheridge 216
The Uncommon Joy of Receiving a First Class Certificate in 2010 Ken Slump 224
Acianthera sonderiana ‘Turnberry’, CCM-CCE/AOS David Smith 232
The Judges’ Quality Score Sheet Demystified Don Ghiz 235
Possible Awards to Recognize Excellence Ernest Hetherington 238
 
DEPARTMENTS
Topic Author Title Page
President’s Communication Harry Gallis The AOS Judging Program 198
Tom’s Monthly Checklist Thomas Mirenda April: The Transformative Month 202
Orchid of the Month Thomas Mirenda Bulbophyllum 204
Collector’s Item Marguerite Webb Ceratochilus biglandulosus 206
Conservation News Joseph Arditti Conservation through Propagation 114
Native Orchids Ron Hanko Taking Aim 240
Parting Shots Gerri Almand Orchid Reflections 256
IN EVERY ISSUE
Title Page
AOS MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 194
WWW.AOS.ORG 194
AOS DIRECTORY OF SERVICES 194
AOS VOLUNTEERS 196
LETTERS 197
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 200
CALENDAR 246
CONTRIBUTIONS 250
ORCHID MARKETPLACE 251
CLASSIFIED ADS 255
ADVERTISING INDEX 255
SIDEBARS
Title Page
Orchid Judging Systems 214
Highlights of the Quality Score Sheet 237
Searching for Native Orchids in Mount Robson Provincial Park 242
Tips for Seeking Out Native Orchids 244
Speakers at the AOS Spring Members Meetings 246