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Bamboo and Rattan in the World

Monograph

By: Jiang Zehui

360 pages, Col & b/w illus

Chinese Corporation for Promotion of Humanities

Hardback | Dec 2008 | #176313 | ISBN-13: 9787503851094
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NHBS Price: £157.00 $198/€187 approx

About this book

This monograph deals systematically with the distribution, classification, cultivation, processing and use of bamboo and rattan in the world. The book is divided into two sections: Section 1: Bamboo and section 2: Rattan. In view of biology, physiology, control of diseases and insect pests, cultivation and management, it expounds the law of growth and development, ecological function, the ecological, social and economic effects as well as the principle and technology of cultivation and propagation, development and use, and the strategy of sustainable development of bamboo and rattan. The book discusses also in detail the varieties of the important bamboo and rattan plants. It is comprehensive and rich in content of the selected topics, and full and accurate in illustrations and data, thus reflecting and signifying the current level of research and production in the field of bamboo and rattan.


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