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Bamboo in the economy of Oriental peoples


As ornamental subjects and as the source of raw material for papermaking, textiles, basketry, matting, rope, house construction, furniture, bridges and fishing equipment, bamboos have a greater diversity of uses in the Orient than any other group of closely related plants.

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McClure, F.A. Bamboo in the economy of Oriental peoples. Econ Bot 10, 335–361 (1956).

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