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Shvoong Home>Science>Agronomy - Agriculture>http://www.woodtropis.com Summary

http://www.woodtropis.com

Website Summary   by:chandra87    
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What is Bamboo - Bamboo is a non-timber forest products that has many benefits and uses. Even for some people, young bamboo used as food ingredients in the form of vegetables. When compared with the wood of trees, bamboo is a plant that has a faster growth. Within a day, length of bamboo can grow about 30-90 cm. The average growth of bamboo until it reaches adulthood takes 3-6 years. 1. Clear-cutting is cut all the stems in a clump of bamboo stems both young and old. 2. The selective logging is a method harvest by age of bamboo. In this way, only old bamboo is harvested while the young bamboo allowed to grow. This method is very effective because bamboo that is obtained in accordance with the desired quality and continued growth of bamboo will keep running because the bamboo has been harvested will soon be replaced by new ones. This went on continuously and rapidly, so do not worry if bamboo would experience extinction because harvested. Besides as the plants that have rapid growth, bamboo is a type of plant that can increase the volume of underground water. This happens because the bamboo has a very strong root rhizomes. This roots structure of bamboo make ​​the bamboo can bind soil and water very well. Compared with trees that only absorb 35-40% of rain water, the bamboo can absorb up to 90%.
Published: April 30, 2012   
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