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Bamboo

1. An obsolete Indian unit of length approximately equivalent to 12.8 meters.

2. See: Dha.
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A Mumbai-based company, Mutha Industries Private Limited, said that it had set up a factory in western Tripura to make bamboo floor tiles, and will soon start exporting them to European countries.
For centuries, bamboo has been a very popular subject for Chinese ink-brush paintings and poetry.
Mr Sukulu Soko, the assistant trainer at Sunnyville Bamboo Development this week signed off a service agreement with the Ministry of Women.
The rate of carbon sequestration depends on the growth characteristics of the tree or bamboo species.
Edible shoots and timber are just two of the most recognised uses of bamboo, a plant of economic, social and cultural significance throughout Asia.
To follow up the subject of grasses and bamboos further, why not search out a copy of Rick Darke's 'The Colour Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses, published by Timber Press in 1999.
Shekhar flags off the BSA cycling tour of the Nilgiris, the one leading the first peloton or group of riders will be Sharma on his bamboo bike.
com/ ), one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, analyzes bamboo fibre textile development trend.
3: Mulch newly-planted bamboos with compost or well-rotted manure to conserve water in the ground and release nutrients as they break down.
Bamboos mainly consist of the roots, culm and leaves.
Dwarf bamboos that grow about two feet tall are available, while larger varieties may grow as tall as 50 to 60 feet.
Most bamboos will not prosper if given too much or too little sun.