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International Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences

Inventorying bamboo diversity of Kokrajhar District , BTAD, Assam, India with emphasis on its uses by the Bodos and allied tribes


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Year 2014 Vol 3 Issue 3
Document Type : original article
1Birendra Kumar Brahma 2Anusriti Basumatary 3Jangila Basumatary 4Derhasat Narzary, 5Neeta Mwsharary, 6Samir Jamatia 7 Pungbili Basumatar 8d Arvind Kumar Goyal*
1Bamboo Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Bod oland University, Kokrajhar-783370, B.T.A.D, Assam, India
2Bamboo Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Bod oland University, Kokrajhar-783370, B.T.A.D, Assam, Indi
3Bamboo Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Bod oland University, Kokrajhar-783370, B.T.A.D, Assam, Indi
4Bamboo Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Bod oland University, Kokrajhar-783370, B.T.A.D, Assam, Indi
5Bamboo Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Bod oland University, Kokrajhar-783370, B.T.A.D, Assam, Indi
6Bamboo Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Bod oland University, Kokrajhar-783370, B.T.A.D, Assam, Indi
7Bamboo Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Bod oland University, Kokrajhar-783370, B.T.A.D, Assam, Indi
8Bamboo Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Bod oland University, Kokrajhar-783370, B.T.A.D, Assam, Indi
Abstract
Bamboo (Poaceae), an important non-wood forest resou rce has been interwoven with the life style of the Bodos and allied tribes of this region since ages but the re is as such no documentation of bamboos found in Kokrajhar district of Assam, India. Thus, here an attempted h ave been made to present diversity of bamboo specie s along with their utilization by the resident tribes.

Field visit were conducted for collection coupled w ith consultation with the published literatures, experts for proper identific ation and extensive interviews with the local peopl e to record the uses and

Keywords
Bamboo, diversity, Kokrajhar, Assam
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