By Walter Liese, Michael Köhl
This booklet provides the cutting-edge wisdom on bamboo. It starts off with an advent to the plant’s biology, its taxonomy, habitat, morphology and progress. The cultivation of bamboo is mentioned by way of silviculture, pests and illnesses, and harvesting thoughts. The ebook is finished by means of a complete presentation of the houses of bamboo, its usage and its preservation.
Bamboo is the fastest-growing and such a lot flexible plant in the world. for hundreds of years it has performed an indispensible half within the way of life of thousands of individuals in tropical nations. In fresh a long time it has won expanding significance in its place for timber.
The publication used to be built as a reference textual content for scientists, execs, and graduate scholars with a robust curiosity during this distinct plant.
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Bambusa atra—B. atra is up to 10 m tall and native to eastern Indonesia. Bambusa heterostachya—Culms are up to 16 m tall, internodes 30–80 cm in length and walls thick. It is known to be from Malaysia and Indonesia, where it has value as poles for picking oil palm fruit bunches. Bambusa nutans—Culms are up to 15 m tall, internodes up to 45 cm long. B. nutans has value as a source of pulp from the lower Himalayas south to Bangladesh south to Thailand. It is also used for furniture and construction.
Phytotaxa 174(4):187–205 Bamboo Phylogeny Group [BPG] (2012) An updated tribal and subtribal classification of the bamboos (Poaceae: Bambusoideae). In: Gielis J, Potters G (eds) Proceedings of the 9th world bamboo congress, Antwerp, Belgium, 10–12 Apr 2012, pp 3–27 Bedell PE (1997) Taxonomy of bamboos. APC Publications, New Delhi, p 150 Bouchenak-Khelladi Y, Salamin N, Savolainen V, Forest F, van der Bank M, Chase MW, Hodkinson TR (2008) Large multi-gene phylogenetic trees of the grasses (Poaceae): progress towards complete tribal and generic level sampling.
Bamboo: The Plant and its Uses by Walter Liese, Michael Köhl