Webinar: Soil and Water Conservation with Bamboo
Theme: Bamboo and Environmental Management
Bamboo has extensive fibrous roots and a rhizome system that make it suitable for holding topsoil and for stabilising slopes to prevent soil erosion. In bamboo forests, a high volume of leaf litter forms a protective layer above the topsoil and enhances soil fertility and groundwater recharge. Rapid growth and regrowth of bamboo roots and rhizome systems can improve soil structure, enhance groundwater recharge and regulate water flow. This webinar session will share the results of recent research and discuss how bamboo contributes to soil and water conservation around the world.
Dr. Rajesh Kaushal – Principal Scientist, ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India – download presentation
Dr. Juan Carlos Camargo – Professor and researcher, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Technological University of Pereira, Colombia – download presentation
Dr. Daniel S. Akoto – Senior Lecturer, Department of Forest Science, School of Natural Resources, University of Energy and Natural Resources-Sunyani, Ghana – download presentation
30 June 2020
19:30-21:00 (Beijing, GMT+8)
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