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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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The Monfort Bat Cave, recognized as the largest single colony of Geoffroy's rousette fruit bats in the Guinness Book of World Records, received support to build a Bambusetum, a collection of bamboo plants.
NAROWAL -- Bamboo is not only used domestically but it is also exported to other countries and if the government patronises its production and business, it can be a big source of poverty alleviation and strengthening of the economy.
Lopez, who saw twin purpose on the use of bamboos not just to rehabilitee mined areas but as a good source of livelihood, said DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu was open to instructing mining companies to work out a sustainable mining development using bamboo planting as part of their rehab plans.
Cynthia Villar shone the spotlight on the implementation of laws as well as legislative initiatives to develop the bamboo and rattan industry in the Philippines during a parallel session on "A Vision for Bamboo and Rattan in ASEAN" at the Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress held in Beijing, China.
The bamboo sellers told ANI that they get stock of bamboo from Assam as Telangana government does not allow cutting of bamboos.
To prevent river overflow, siltation and soil erosion, Villar Foundation settled on a most practicable solution: coco nets with bamboos planted on its eyelets.
They said bamboos are great environmental allies in purifying and regulating the environment.
In 2013 to 2014, ERDB assessed the carbon sink potential of bamboos for mitigating the effects of climate change.
"Even as you harvest when it matures, it continues to regenerate.''Gordon Mwangi, an agronomist, says that there are many species of bamboos in the world.
Bamboos are beautiful plants widely found in countries in Asia.