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China's Bamboo: Culture, Resources, Cultivation and Utilization

By: Yang Yuming (Editor)

227 pages, illustrations

International Network for Bamboo and Rattan

Hardback | Jan 2001 | #229610 | ISBN: 988978307X
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NHBS Price: £94.99 $116/€106 approx

About this book

Language: English

This is a book about the culture, resources, cultivation and utilization of China's bamboo. First it gives an introduction to historical and cultural situations of bamboo research and production in China as well as other countries. Then it systematically elaborates on morphological and anatomical features of bamboo, bamboo taxonomy and distribution, structures and types of bamboo communities, cultivation of bamboo forests and techniques for high yields, economic value and utilization of bamboo, as well as strategies for development in bamboo industries. It draws on relevant knowledge from historical works on bamboo, absorbs recent achievements of bamboo research in Chia and other countries, and is based on first-hand data from the editors' own research and exploitation. This book is aimed at students of agriculture and forestry colleges/universities as a textbook. It can also be used as a textbook for training courses in bamboo cultivation and utilization. Finally, it is a valuable reference book for other related specialties and for the large group of bamboo workers.


Chapter 1 A Survey of Chinese Bamboo Culture
Chapter 2 Morphology and Anatomy of Bamboo
Chapter 3 Classification and Distribution of Bamboos
Chapter 4 Structure and Types of Bamboo Communities
Chapter 5 Techniques for Bamboo Cultivation
Chapter 6 Damage by Pests, Diseases and Beasts and Their Control
Chapter 7 Economic Value and Utilization of Bamboo
Chapter 8 The Diversity and Conservation of Bamboos

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