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Bamboos of India

By: SS Negi and Bishen Singh Mahendra Singh

222 pages, Col plates

Vedams Books International

Hardback | Jan 2009 | #181526 | ISBN-13: 9788121107419
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NHBS Price: £88.99 $112/€105 approx

About this book

A handy reference book on the bamboos of India covering, in brief all aspects of this diverse group of plants. It includes valuable and authentic information on different species of bamboos; their distribution; silvicultural characters; growth; natural regeneration; artificial regeneration; management practices; physical properties; seasoning and uses. Many plates add to the richness of this book.


Contents

Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Important bamboos of India. 3. Silviculture and management. 4. Protection. 5. Natural regeneration. 6. Artificial regeneration. 7. Bamboos: properties and suitability. 8. Seasoning and preservation of bamboos. 9. Genetics, biotechnology and vegetative propagation. 10. Uses. References. Index.

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