Sustainable Bamboo Development
Language: en
Pages: 313
Authors: Zhu Zhaohua, Jin Wei
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-07 - Publisher: CABI

This book presents over 40 cases of bamboo development across 22 major bamboo-industry countries and explores the knowledge gained from their successes and failures. It synthesises experiences and exchanges with country experts from international training courses and consultations, study tours, and seminars. Each case includes observations and summaries of discussions
Framework for assessing ecosystem services from bamboo forests
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Paudyal, K., Adhikari, S., Sharma, S., Samsudin, Y.B., Paudyal, B.R., Bhandari, A., Birhane, E., Darcha, G., Trinh, T.L., Baral, H.
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-06 - Publisher: CIFOR

Bamboo is well known for supporting people’s livelihoods, and is widely used in landscape restoration programs while providing a wide range of ecosystem goods and services. However, while marketable goods from bamboo such as shoots for food and timber for construction, flooring and furniture are well known, the ecosystem services
Bamboo
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Walter Liese, Michael Köhl
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-17 - Publisher: Springer

This book presents the state-of-the-art knowledge on bamboo. It starts with an introduction to the plant’s biology, its taxonomy, habitat, morphology and growth. The cultivation of bamboo is discussed in terms of silviculture, pests and diseases, and harvesting techniques. The book is completed by a comprehensive presentation of the properties
Bamboo
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Esther Titilayo Akinlabi, Kwame Anane-Fenin, Damenortey Richard Akwada
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-24 - Publisher: Springer

This book is intended for use both in the industry and the academia. It introduces the physical, chemical and the mechanical properties as well as the characterization of bamboo. Novel industrial applications in structural, non-structural, reinforcement, afforestation, land reclamation, environmental significance, textile, medical, geotechnical, hydraulic, food, pulp and the paper
Research into Design for Communities, Volume 2
Language: en
Pages: 1063
Authors: Amaresh Chakrabarti, Debkumar Chakrabarti
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-13 - Publisher: Springer

This book showcases cutting-edge research papers from the 6th International Conference on Research into Design (ICoRD 2017) – the largest in India in this area – written by eminent researchers from across the world on design process, technologies, methods and tools, and their impact on innovation, for supporting design for