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Monograph on Bamboo

D.N. Tewari

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Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Distribution of bamboos in the world. 3. Bamboos in India. 4. Bamboo taxonomy. 5. Silviculture and management of bamboos in India. 6. Genetic improvement. 7. Growth yield and economics. 8. Utilization of bamboo. 9. Bamboo products. 10. Pulp and paper manufacture. 11. Insect pests of Bamboos. 12. Diseases and decay of bamboo. 13. General bibliography on bamboo. Subject index. " There are about 75 genera and 1250 species of bamboos, each of them having widely differing characteristics and uses, such as constructional material, raw material for paper pulp and rayon, traditional cottage handicrafts as food etc. Need has been felt for the dissemination of available technology and related information pertaining to successful raising of various bamboo species plantations at economical cost, under national afforestation programmes of greening the country. Towards the need, an authentic but comprehensive and broad based compilation of information on bamboo has been felt for long. This monograph, fulfills the above necessity and provides an insight into the theoretical and applied aspects of bamboo cultivation in Asia. It deals with the distribution, management, protection, utilization and improvement aspects of different bamboo species and identifies the kind of knowledge and experience required in raising their successful plantations. Inter disciplinary in nature, this book also critically reviews the status of bamboo research and offers thoughtful directions for the future." (jacket) [D.N. Tewari is the. Bookseller Inventory # 12604

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Title: Monograph on Bamboo

Publisher: International

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

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