1958-01-01 This paper has been prepared to call attention to the publishedinformation that the author has found, and some personal observations, relating to the use and the study of various bamboos as sources of forage. 37 pages, illustrated, photos
This manual discusses different methods of rain water harvesting - mortar jar, brick jar, and partially below ground tank. Also included are directions for the manufacture of the tank, tank cover and tank pump. ...
The water harvesting techniques described are particularly useful in arid and sem-arid areas, but the techniques described for soil moisture conservation are also of use in sub-humid regions.2 Copies of FIrst Edition, 1 Copy of 2nd Edition
This manual presents methods suitable mainly for singular building/establishment level-residences, institutions and industries. The scope of water harvesting can be extended to a locality/community level by incorporating various such singular units into a group.
This book emphasizes the importance of social, economic, and environmental considerations when planning and implementing projects. For rural development workers, it aims to fill the gap in existing literature on the gathering and storage of water.
'Each year during the shoot season, we stand spellbound in our beautiful botanical garden, gazing in awe at the newly emerging shoots of tropical giant bamboos. They thrust the earth aside in great clods as they heave their mighty bulk from beneath the earth.' The object of this book is to...
Drawing on two decades of fieldwork in the United States and fifteen Latin American countries, the authors bring together current knowledge of the structure, ecology, human uses, conservation value, evolution, and diversity of the forty-one genera of American woody and herbaceous bamboos. They...
1987-01-01 This important book presents for the first time all of the diverse Chinese bamboos. In addition to descriptions of all the Chinese species presently known, the book includes chapters dealing with landscape uses, the role of bamboo in Chinese culture and cultural requirements.
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