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Title: Resurrecting Ringal Bamboo Craft
Authors: Gairola, Yogesh
Issue Date: Jun-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Bamboo resources have been rediscovered as a strong and sustainablesource for providing ecological, economic and livelihood security to the rural people.Next only china, India has the richest bamboo genetic resource with 136 species including 11 exotics. The total forest area under bamboo is 8.96 million ha that is about 12.8% of the total forest area of our country. It contributes 4% share to the global market with its total growing stock of 130 million tonnes while China with only 3-4% of the total forest share contributes a major share to the global market.
Page(s): 24-25
ISSN: 0036-8512
Appears in Collections:SR Vol.48(06) [June 2011]

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