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Current and Future Prospects

Edited by H.P.S. Abdul Khalil

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

The idea of information on research and development carried out on bamboo has emerged with the paradigm shift in the area of utilization of natural fibres in various industries. Technological advancements in bamboo sustenance have involved chemical and physical modification that has led to products of high-performance index. This book provides the latest research developments in many aspects of bamboo process, manufacture and commercialization potential. Apart from the interest to facilitate a complete assessment of bamboo as well as assist readers in achieving their goals, this book is intended to be of value to both fundamental research and also to practicing scientists and will serve as a useful reference for researchers, agricultural practitioners and organizations involved in the bamboo-based industry.

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BambooCurrent and Future ProspectsEdited by H.P.S. Abdul Khalil

Published: May 30th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/65539

ISBN: 978-1-78923-231-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-230-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-246-1

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

15533 Total Chapter Downloads

29 Crossref Citations

20 Web of Science Citations

54 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: An Overview of Bamboo Research and Scientific Discoveries

By Abdul Khalil, H.P.S.


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2. Alkaline Sulfite Anthraquinone and Methanol (ASAM) Pulping Process of Tropical Bamboo (Gigantochloa scortechinii)

By M.T. Paridah, Amin Moradbak, A.Z. Mohamed, Folahan Abdulwahab Taiwo Owolabi, Mustapha Asniza and Abdul Khalil, H.P.S.


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3. Bamboo, Its Chemical Modification and Products

By Mayowa Akeem Azeez and Joshua Iseoluwa Orege


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4. Preliminary Safety Evaluation of Bamboo Pyrolysis Products: Charcoal and Vinegar

By Han Chien Lin


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5. Safe, Simple and Comfortable House with Bamboo Reinforced Concrete Structure

By I Nyoman Sutarja


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6. Bamboo Wear and Its Application in Friction Material

By Yunhai Ma, Yucheng Liu and Jin Tong


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7. The Use of Bamboo for Erosion Control and Slope Stabilization: Soil Bioengineering Works

By Guillermo Tardio, Slobodan B. Mickovski, Hans Peter Rauch, Joao Paulo Fernandes and Madhu Sudan Acharya


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8. Review of the Resources and Utilization of Bamboo in China

By Weiyi Liu, Chaomao Hui, Fang Wang, Meng Wang and Guanglu Liu


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9. Recent Advancement in Physico-Mechanical and Thermal Studies of Bamboo and Its Fibers

By Samsul Rizal, Abdul Khalil, H.P.S., Ikramullah, Irshad Ul Haq Bhat, Syifaul Huzni, Sulaiman Thalib, Asniza Mustapha and Chaturbhuj Kumar Saurabh


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10. A Review of Bambusicolous Ascomycetes

By Dong-Qin Dai, Li-Zhou Tang and Hai-Bo Wang


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11. Growth Characteristics of Dwarf Bamboo Distributed in the Northern Part of Japan

By Masazumi Kayama and Takayoshi Koike


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