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Potential Distribution of Woody Bamboos in Africa and America

        This study was designed to produce regional distribution maps of all species of woody bamboos occurring in Africa; North, Central and South America. Qualitative data on distribution of woody bamboos were combined with data on existing forest cover. In the course of the study, 378 individual bamboo species and subspecies, and 32 genera of Bambuseae […]

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Potential Distribution of Woody Bamboos in South, South-East and East Asia, Papua New Guinea and Australia

This study was designed to produce a regional distribution map of all species of woody bamboos occurring in the Asia-Pacific region (South, Southeast and East Asia, Papua New Guinea and Australia). Qualitative data on distribution of woody bamboos were combined with data on existing forest cover. In the course of the study, 998 individual bamboo […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Potential Distribution of Rattans in Asia-Pacific and Africa

This study was designed to produce global overview and regional distribution maps of all rattan species occurring in the Asia-Pacific region (South, Southeast and East Asia, Papua New Guinea and Australia) and Africa. Qualitative data on distribution of rattans were combined with data on existing forest cover. In the course of the study, 610 individual […]

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Extensive Rattan Production-to-Consumption Systems in Southern Nigeria: A Case Study

This report is an extensive examination of the production-to-consumption system of rattan in southern Nigeria.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Cyanide in Bamboo Shoots

INBAR was involved in an active research programme to develop new food products from bamboo shoots. The objective of the research programme is to stimulate new uses of bamboo shoots in existing markets and to assist developing food security in food-poor areas.

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Study of the Use of Bamboo in the Sericulture Sector in South India

This study aims to identify the importance of bamboo supply to sustain sericulture as an industry and the necessity to overcome problems in quality, quantity and sustenance of smooth supply of raw material for manufacture of equipment to the silk industry and find out ways and means to overcome problems of artisans, silk farmers and […]

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Current Status and Prospects of New House Construction Materials from Bamboo

Bamboo is widely recognized as one of the most important non-timber forest resources because of the high socio-economic benefits from bamboo based products. Bamboo based products are widely used in housing, furniture, packing, transport and other fields. With the development of advanced processing technologies, the utilisation of bamboo-based construction materials has tended to replace the initially […]

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Bamboo Biomass

A key issue in the profitability of bamboo plantations is the productivity that can be expected. This working paper summarises the accessible published information. The evidence is scant and contradictory. Consequently it is difficult to reach conclusive findings. However the working paper finds that the biomass of bamboo differs from that of tree crops by […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Evaluation of Bamboo Resources in Latin America

Latin America is the richest region of the Americas in terms of the diversity and number of woody bamboo species. Twenty genera and 429 species of woody bamboos are distributed from north-western Mexico to southern Chile. A listing of native woody bamboo species by country is provided in this work.

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Institutions and Bamboo Production to Consumption System (A Comparative Study of China and India)

In the Indian forestry sector, bamboo is the most important sub-sector. Forests, in India, being in the state list of subjects for long time, and in the last two decades, there has been a drastic change in forest policy and the orientation of forest management in India. In the light of these changes in national policy, […]