Proceedings 4th International Bamboo Workshop 1991
BAMBOO IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
held at Chiangmai, Thailand, November 2730, 1991
TECHNICAL DOCUMENT GCP/RA!S/134/ASB
Session 1: Bamboo Resources
Bamboo resources in Thailand: how much do we know?
Endemic bamboo from Sumatra
Elizabeth A. Widjaja
Exploring bamboo germplasm in Sumatra
Elizabeth A. Widjaja
Five genera of Bambusoideae (Gramineae) recently found in Yunnan, China
Chi Ju Hsueh (Xue Ji Ru) and De Zhu Li
Ochlandra (bamboo reed) a vanishing asset of forests in Kerala, South India
S. Chandra Basha
Studies on bamboo species growing in IndoNepal Terai region and the Bihar state of India
Jainendra Kumar and Ashok Kumar Sinha
Notes on taxonomy, distribuiion and conservation of bamboo for Banbladesh
The bamboo resource in Sri Lanka
Swarnamali, P.A. and Vivekanandan, K.
Ochlandra stridula Moon ex Thw. a profile
Neela de Zoysa
The need for conservation of Arundinaria alpina K. Schum. in Kenya and its ecological significance
Sigu Gordon Onduru
Remote sensing application in bamboo evaluation: a case study in Kerala
GIS on bamboo distribution in Kerala
P. Vijayakumaran Nair
Availability, distribution of bamboo and its industrial status in Peninsular Malaysia
Abd. Latif Mohmod and Abd. Razak Othman
Session 2: Growth, Physiology and Genetics
The flowering of bamboo: fallacies and facts
Nutrient cycling in bamboo stands: nutrient input and its loss through run off in watersheds in pure Phyllostachys pubescens Stands.
Fu Maoyi; Cao Qungen; Fang Mingyu and Xie Jingzhong
Introduction and early performance of some Asian bamboo species in Kenya
Comparative performance of bamboo with the horticultural crops in Konkan
Wagh, R and Rajput, J.C.
Session 3: Management of Natural Stands
The sustainability of bamboo supply in Peninsular Malaysia
lsmarish Hj. Ahmed and Nor’zini Haron
Growth of bamboo on degraded soil: a preliminary report
Abd. Rasak Othman
Culm yield and biomass productivity of Laak (Sphaerobambos philippinensis)
Virtucio, F.D.; Manipula, B.M. and Schlegel, F.M.
Culm production of Bambusa arundinacea in natural forests of Kamatka, India
Thinning: a tool for higher productivity in Dendrocalamus strictus
Effect of thinning, cutting age and felling cycle on culm yield of Buho (Schizostachyum lumampao) natural stands
Virtucio F.D. and Tomboc, C.C.
Session 4: Plantation Technology
Studies on seed germination, seedling growth and nursery management of Melocanna baccifera (Roxb.) Kurz.
Germination and fertilization of Cigantochloa ligulata seedlings
Azmy Hj. Mohamed
Mass production of field planting stock of Dendrocalamus hamiltonii vegetatively through macroproliferation
Adarsh Kumar; Mohinder Pal and Shiv Kumar
Studies on the selection and breeding of shoot producing bamboo
Zhang Guang Chu and Chen Fu Qiu
Bamboo farming: an economic alternative on marginal lands
Patil, V.C.; Patil, S.V. and Hanumashetti, S.I.
Bamboo has an important role in agroforestry management models
Fu Maoyi; Fu Jinhe and Fang Mingu
Native bamboo: situation, local management and agroforestry/community forestry perspectives at the SubLanka forest village
Management of bamboo shoot stands in Linan County, China
Session 5: Propagation
Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from Mexican weeping bamboo, Otatea acuminata aztecorum
Woods, H.S.; Wood, J.E.; Phillips, C.C. and Collins, C.D.
Towards regeneration and mass propagation of bamboo through tissue culture
Saxena, S. and Bhoswani, Sant. S.
Micropropagation of Dendrocalamus hamiltonii Munro using single node cuttings taken from elite seedling plants
Sood, A.; Palni, LM.S.; Sharma, M. and Sharma, O.P.
Integrated propagation of Dendrocalamus hamiltonii Munro by using partially juvenile culms
Tissue culture alternatives in bamboo improvement
Li Chun Huang and Bau Lian Huang
Session 6: Properties and Utilization
Effect of age on the physiomechanical properties of some Philippine bamboo
Effect of age and hei (Bambusa balooda) %a ht position on Muli (Melocanna baccifera) and Borak mboo on their physical and mechanical properties
Sattar, M.A; Kabir, M.F. and Bhattacharjee, D.K.
Physical and strength properties of Dendrocalamus strictus grown in Kerala, lndia
Anatomical characteristics of Taiwan giant bamboo and Moso bamboo
Shuen Chao Wu and Jung Sheng Hsieh
The ultra (micro) structure of Taiwan giant bamboo and Moso bamboo
Jung Sheng Hsieh and Shuen Chao Wu
Structure and functions of the nodes in bamboo
Liese, W. and Ding, Y.
Fiber and chemical properties of Bambusa vulgaris Schrad.
Jamaludin Kasim and Ashari Abd. Jalil
Structural variability of vascular bundles of some exotic bamboo species
Yi Chung Wang; Jung Sheng Hsieh and Shuen Chao Wu
Carbohydrates in commercial Malaysian bamboo
Abd. Latif Mohmod; Khoo, K.C. and Nor Azah Mohd. Ali
Variation in physical properties of two Malaysian bamboo
Abd. Latif Mohmod; Wan Termeze Arfin and Hamdan Husain
A hand operated bamboo slicing tool
Grewal, S.; Mohd. Rashid Samad and Abd. Latif Mohmod
Field evaluation of preservative treated bamboo
The production of active carbon from bamboo and its application in keeping
Kenji Hoskawa and Takahisa Minamide
Bamboo in Indian pulp industry
Urea particle board from Bambusa vulgaris Schrad.
Chew Lian Teck; Nurulhuda Mohd. Nasir and Jamaludin Kasim
Utilization of bamboo in the Kathmandu valley of Nepal
Development and utilization of bamboo resources in Yunnan Province, China
Yang Yuming and Wang Jian Hao
Prospects for bamboo based products as replacement for wood in Yunnan
Yang Yuming and Zhang Hong Jian
A glimpse of bamboo resource utilization in Yunnan Province, China
Xue Jiru; Yin Zhongwen and Yang Yuming
Session 7: Bamboo as an Engineering Material
The future of bamboo
Janssen, J J.A.
An improved clay based building material: conclay
Provisional specifications for clay house construction
Foch, C.R; Conceicao, J.E’.T.; Consalves, A.J.C.
Connection of bamboo elements Arce, O.An improved and economical process for manufacture of bamboo mat board
Zoolagud, S.S. and Rangaraju, T.S.
Application of bamboo mat composites in construction and packaging
Damodaran, K. and Jagadeesh, H.N.
Philippine bamboo furniture industry prospects and problems
Rojo, J.P.; Foronda, S.U. and Aggangan, R.T.
Mature bamboo in mass housing
Mishra, H.N. and Sanyal, S.N.
Preservation of bamboo mat boards: glue line additive, a simple method to preserve mat board
Kamal, S.ZM. and Padmanabhan, S.
Upgraded bamboo as a housing material: the step from science to shelter
Session 8: Pests, Disease and Detioration
Diseases of bamboo: a world perspective
Characterization of bamboo mosaic virus isolation from infected green bamboo (Bambusa oldhamii Munro) in Taiwan
Na Sheng Lin and Yau Heiu Hsu
Insect pests of bamboo shoot in Thailand
Session 9: Information and Technology Dissemination
Information for bamboo research: to establish a database complex: China bamboo
Zhu, S. and Zhang, X.
Information for bamboo research: activities of the Bamboo Information Center, India
Pillai, K.S. and Ravindan, K.
Bamboo research and development in the Philippines
Tomboc, C.C. and Virtucio, F.D.
Session 10: SocioEconomics and Marketing
Bamboo in Malaysia: past, present and future research
Aminuddin Mohamad and Abd. Latif Mohmod
Participants in the Fourth International Bamboo Workshop