India is the second-largest bamboo-growing nation after China, with 30 percent of the world’s bamboo resources, but only 4 percent of the world’s market. With 90 lakh hectares of bamboo forests, India captures bamboo forests, India captures only about 4.5 percent of the world’s market, while China, with only 40 lakh hectares, holds about 50 percent of the world’s market. There are over 1600 species of bamboo found across the world in several genera.
Function in the ecosystem
Bamboo, owing to its fast development, generates more oxygen per acre than any other plant in the globe. “Fighting worldwide alert is deemed efficient in carbon sequestration, as it absorbs damaging gases according to NASA reports,” states Neelam. “Bamboo decreases soil erosion due to its rhizome root system that connects the soil. It is cultivated along river banks and lakes,” Neelam suggests.
What are the different uses of Bamboo?
Bamboo fiber has been obtained for numerous uses, but in the textile industry, it is quite new. Using the latest technology, yarn produced from bamboo fibers can be used for a broad spectrum of fashion apps. The yarm can be used alone or blended with other fibers. Only the re-property of the finished fabric. Some studies have shown that rayon-bamboo has some anti-bacterial characteristics as well. A benefit of using bamboo as an organic basis for textile fibers is that during cultivation there is no need to use pesticides or fertilizers.
The fabric is very soft because of the smoothness of the fiber. No sharp spurs are available to irritate the skin. With less piling, the fibers are long; they can resist various washes and last long.
The celebration includes a fashion show with models sporting outfits made of bamboo fiber.
Bamboo has a range of uses to furniture and jewelry from baskets and toys. Besides being able to substitute steel in the building, bamboo can be an outstanding material for roofing and flooring. The Green Building Material and Technology Center has been working for the fashion show with the Institute. While IN-INIFID designs all the clothes, CGBMT, and Manasaram architects take care of the stage design and execution.
Will bamboo tools also feature in the music show?
A lot of attention has been paid to the Vayali folklore group from Thrissur, Kerala, with their distinctive bamboo-centric music. The inspiration of the band to create a bamboo music band went about Japan’s 2007 following the tour. Back then, they were an indigenous folklore group made up of artists who maintained their day-to-day jobs as carpenters, electricians, and farmers but took music to keep the tradition alive. The performance will include 20 kinds of bamboo tools, including Bagu, djembe, drums, Thambur, Dran drunk, marimba, and flute.
What are the advantages of Bamboo in cuisine?
Shoots of bamboo are low in calories, high in diet and rich in nutrients. Protein, carbohydrates, amino acids, minerals, fat, sugar, fiber, and inorganic salts are present in the shoots. In multiple preparations such as Pakodas, pickles, soups, pulao, biryani and payasam and the like, shoots will be used. We’re also attempting to have a lot of stalls.