Bamboo - Conservation, Diversity, Ecogeography, Germplasm, Resource Utilization and Taxonomy














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The work on Bamboo and Rattan Genetic Resources is supported by Japanese Government.

Proceedings of training course cum workshop
10-17 May 1998, Kunming and Xishuanbanna, Yunnan, China

A.N. Rao and V. Ramanatha Rao (editors)

IPGRI is an institute of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)


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Foreword

Preface

Message - Prof Jiang Jit Hui

Message - Prof Wu Zhengyi

Message - Prof Hao Xiaojiang

Introductory remarks - Dr V. Ramanatha Rao

Bamboo Training Course/Workshop

Summary report on training course cum workshop on bamboos - A.N. Rao

Bamboo resources and their utilization in China - Yang Yuming and Xue Jiru

Taxonomy and biogeography of the Bambuseae (Gramineae: Bambusoideae) - D.Z. Li

Ecology and habitats of bamboos in Yunnan, China - Wang Kanglin

Bamboo distribution and utilization - Yang Yuming, Wang Kanglin and Hui Chaomao

A review of bamboo resources in Yunnan, China - Yang Yuming, Xue Jiru, A.N. Rao and Pei Sheng Ji

Germplasm conservation and seed handling - Hui Chao-Mao

Germplasm survey, collecting and characterization of bamboo species - Sudhir Kochhar

Ethnobotany of bamboos in Yunnan - Pei Shengji, Wang Kanglin and Chen Sanyang

Criteria for selection of superior bamboo varieties, propagation and plantation establishment - Fu Maoyi

Strategies for Collecting Bamboo Germplasm - V. Ramanatha Rao

Xishuangbanna Botanic Garden and its research activities - Li Liming

Genetic diversity of woody bamboos - their conservation and improvement - A.N. Rao

Country reports

Bamboo resources, management and utilization in Bangladesh - Ratan Lal Banik

Bamboo resources, conservation and utilization in Cambodia - Meng Monyrak

Bamboo resources and utilization in China - Fu Maoyi

Bamboo diversity and conservation in India - Sas Biswas

State of the art of Indonesian Bamboo - Elizabeth A. Widjaja

Bamboo resources conservation and utilization in Malaysia - Azmy Hj. Mohamed and S. Appanah

Bamboos of Myanmar - Nyan Htun

Distribution and status of bamboos in Nepal - Keshab Shrestha

Bamboo research in the Philippines - Cristina A. Roxas

Bamboo resources and utilization in Sri Lanka - Dayananda Kariyawasam

Bamboo research and development in Thailand - Rungnapar Pattanavibool

Bamboo resources in Vietnam - Ngo Thi Minh Duyen

List of participants

Participants - Group photo

Bamboo Training Course/Workshop programme

Certificate

Photographs - Instant bamboo housing

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