UBA Bamboos

Comprehensive Bamboo Resources

Introduction to Bamboo

Bamboo is the common name of a large group of fast-growing woody evergreen perennial grass, taxonomically classfied as Bambusoideae. Bamboos belong to the same family of grasses as important food crops such as rice, wheat, and sugarcane. There are...

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Uses of Bamboo

The bamboo plant has numerous traditional and modern uses and is therefore considered to be a miracle plant by many societies in the world. There are over 10000 known uses of bamboo wordwide. It has great value as an economic product as well as for...

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Bamboo Species

Bamboo is a member of the grass family, Poaceae, one of the largest plant families in the world which also includes agricultural grains such as wheat and rice, as well as sugar cane. There are over 1200 known species of bamboo distributed among...

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