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Multipurpose Uses of Bamboo Plants: A Review

Author Affiliations

  • 1School of Agriculture and Rural Development, Bangladesh Open University, Gazipur-1705, BANGLADESH
  • 2School of Education, Bangladesh Open University, Gazipur-1705, BANGLADESH
  • 3School of Science and Technology, Bangladesh Open University, Gazipur-1705, BANGLADESH

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 4, Issue (12), Pages 57-60, December,10 (2015)


This review paper discusses the versatile uses of bamboo grass plant. Bamboo plants have some useful properties and having lot of beneficiary uses; these are using as pillar, fencing, housing, house hold products, raw materials of crafts, pulp, paper, boards, fabrics industry, fuel, fodder etc. The shoot of young bamboo grass can be processed into various delicious healthy foods and sometimes uses as medicines. Young bamboo shoot is usually consumed as vegetable in curry and also as pickle. The nutritional value of bamboo shoots varies by species to species, harvesting procedure and growing environment. Bamboos also utilized in different areas as herbal or traditional treatments.


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