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Introduction to South Asian Bamboos

  • Ratan Lal Banik
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Part of the Tropical Forestry book series (TROPICAL)

Abstract

In the globe, South Asia or Southern Asia represents the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan countries, adjoining countries to the west and east. South Asia is bounded on the south by the Indian Ocean and on land by West Asia, Central Asia, East Asia and Southeast Asia. The current territories of Bangladesh, India and Pakistan form the central region of South Asia, while the mountain countries of Nepal and Bhutan in the north and island countries of Sri Lanka and Maldives in the south are generally included in the region. Often Afghanistan and Myanmar are also added.

Keywords

Indian Ocean Bamboo Species Bamboo Forest South Asia Region Cottage Industry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ratan Lal Banik
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  1. 1.NMBA (National Mission on Bamboo Applications)New DelhiIndia

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