Bamboo: The Wonderful Grass

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APH Publishing, Jan 1, 2008 - Bamboo - 432 pages
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As a small bamboo farmer in Kenya, I must say Ghosh has written a comprehensive book on the subject of bamboo-the miracle grass. It has covered most of the questions asked by a practioner. I highly recommend the book for reading.
Albert Kenyani Inima
16 February 2013

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contains absolutely false information and very bad grammar

Contents

Towards Bamboo Mission
1
Bamboo Legends and Bamboo Heroes
4
Introducing Bamboo
10
Regeneration Harvesting and Bamboo Management
17
Bamboo as Medicinal Herb
22
Paper Making from Bamboo
26
Rayon from Bamboo
32
Commercially Important Bamboo Species
35
The Bamboo Craft of West Bengal
200
The Bamboo Craft of Orissa
216
The Bamboo Craft of Bihar and Jharkhand
243
The Bamboo Craft of Uttar Pradesh
255
The Bamboo Craft of Uttaranchal
259
The Bamboo Craft of Himachal Pradesh
263
The Bamboo Craft of Jammu Kashmir
267
The Bamboo Craft of Maharashtra
273

State Wise Distribution of Bamboo Species in India
38
A Restorative of Our Forest
43
Splitting and Peeling of Bamboo
52
Treatment Bleaching And Dyeing
56
Finishes in Bamboo
62
Tools for Bamboo
70
Lessons from Japan
81
Traditional Wisdom and Bamboo Research
89
Bamboo Craft and Basketry of Manipur
102
Bamboo Crafts of Nagaland
145
Bamboo Crafts of Arunachal Pradesh
152
Bamboo Craft of Tripura
163
Bamboo Craft of Mizoram
170
Bamboo Craft of Meghalaya
176
The Bamboo Craft of Assam
183
The Bamboo Craft of Sikkim
196
The Bamboo Products of Madhya Pradesh
279
The Bamboo Products of Karnataka and Goa
286
The Use of Bamboo in Andhra Pradesh
297
The Bamboo Products of Tamil Nadu And Pondicherry
305
The Use of Bamboo in Kerala
318
Rain Rain Water Harvesting and Bamboo
327
Bamboo Vinegar and Bamboo Wine
334
Clusterisation of Bamboo Products
337
Bamboo as Fuel
362
Approach to Bamboo Product Development
366
THIO of Bamboo Sector
375
SWOT of Bamboo Sector
381
Social Security for Bamboo Artisans
389
Bibliography
402
Index
404
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