A Monograph on Bamboo

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International Book Distributors, 1992 - Bamboo - 498 pages
The importance of Bamboo to rural community can hardly be over stressed since it is a versatile, multipurpose, forest species which contributes valuably towards the human economy providing a variety of goods. Even in today's world of plastic and steel this fastest growing species has not only maintained its place as a contributor of daily needs but also attained significance as an industrial raw material. There are about 75 genera and 1250 species of bamboos, each of them having widely differing characteristics and uses, such as construction material, raw material for paper pulp and rayon, traditional cottage handicrafts and food, etc. Need has been felt for the dissemination of available technology and related

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