By Walter Liese, Michael Köhl
This publication provides the state of the art wisdom on bamboo. It starts off with an advent to the plant’s biology, its taxonomy, habitat, morphology and development. The cultivation of bamboo is mentioned by way of silviculture, pests and ailments, and harvesting recommendations. The e-book is done by means of a entire presentation of the houses of bamboo, its usage and its preservation.
Bamboo is the fastest-growing and such a lot flexible plant on the earth. for hundreds of years it has performed an indispensible half within the lifestyle of thousands of individuals in tropical nations. In fresh many years it has received expanding value in its place for timber.
The ebook was once built as a reference textual content for scientists, execs, and graduate scholars with a robust curiosity during this certain plant.
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This e-book provides the state of the art 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 ailments, and harvesting concepts. The ebook is done by means of a accomplished presentation of the homes of bamboo, its usage and its renovation.
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Judziewicz and Dr. Chris Stapleton for providing constructive comments that greatly improved this chapter. References Arber A (1927) Studies in the Gramineae. II. Abnormalities in Cephalostachyum virgatum Kurz, and their bearing on the interpretation of the bamboo flower. Ann Bot 41:47–74 Attigala LR, Kaththriarachchi H, Clark LG (2014) A new genus and a major temperate bamboo lineage of the Arundinarieae (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) from Sri Lanka based on a multi-locus plastid phylogeny. Phytotaxa 174(4):187–205 Bamboo Phylogeny Group [BPG] (2012) An updated tribal and subtribal classification of the bamboos (Poaceae: Bambusoideae).
Culms are often used for pulp and supplies 20 % of India’s bamboo pulp demand. Bambusa balcooa B. balcooa is used for construction as well as agricultural implements, round-pole furniture and pulp but is not used for high-value products. 5 cm. E. India and Bangladesh. Introduced to Indonesia and Australia. Propagation—offsets and seed. Uses—construction and farm use. Bambusa blumeana Large, thorny bamboo with limited commercial value but often used locally. Brief description—densely tufted, culms 15–25 m tall, up to 20 cm diameter, internodes 25–60 cm long, green and glabrous with prominent nodes.
Phytomorphology 6:73–90 Judziewicz EJ, Clark LG (2007) Classification and biogeography of New World grasses: Anomochlooideae, Pharoideae, Ehrhartoideae and Bambusoideae. Aliso 23:303–314 Judziewicz EJ, Clark LG, London˜o X, Stern MJ (1999) American bamboos. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, p 392 Kelchner SA, Bamboo Phylogeny Group (2013) Higher level phylogenetic relationships within the bamboos (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) based on five plastid markers. Mol Phylogenet Evol 67:404–413 Kellogg EA, Watson L (1993) Phylogenetic studies of a large data set.
Bamboo: The Plant and its Uses by Walter Liese, Michael Köhl