Guadua Bamboo Blog

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Mar 17, 2014

Wind Powered Bamboo Minesweeper Saves Lives

Afghani designer invents a wind powered bamboo minesweeper that can potentially save thousands of lives.

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Mar 17, 2014

How Farmers Use Bamboo

Throughout history, farmers have used bamboo for a multitude of purposes. From rural housing to greenhouses, water pipes, fences and trellis, to props and cooking utensils.

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Mar 17, 2014

Growing Bamboo | Propagation and Cultivation

This section on Guadua Bamboo is dedicated to growing bamboo, bamboo propagation and bamboo cultivation. Find interesting articles or ask a question.

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Mar 17, 2014

Types of Bamboo Rhizomes

The bamboo rhizome is the underground part of a bamboo stem, often confused with 'bamboo roots'. The different types of bamboo rhizomes are...

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Mar 16, 2014

Optimal Soil to Grow Guadua Bamboo

Choosing the optimal soil to grow Guadua bamboo is one of the most important determinants for success or failure of a commercial bamboo plantation.

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Mar 16, 2014

Optimal Climate to Grow Guadua Bamboo

Optimal climate to grow Guadua bamboo farms together with soil properties will determine to a large extend whether the development of a commercial bamboo plantation will be successful or not.

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Mar 16, 2014

What is Guadua Angustifolia Kunth?

Find out why Guadua Angustifolia is one of the best bamboo species in the world. Often referred to as vegetal steel.

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Mar 16, 2014

About Guadua Bamboo South America

Guadua Bamboo was founded in 2007 by Stephane Schroder. Guadua Bamboo is the South American expert in bamboo cultivation and plantation management.

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Mar 16, 2014

Wholesale Crushed Bamboo Panels for Sale

Crushed bamboo panels ("esterilla" in Spanish) are boards made from flattened bamboo poles. These panels are used for various applications mainly in the furniture and construction industry.

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Mar 16, 2014

Bamboo Preservation and Treatment Methods

Bamboo preservation methods can be divided into non-chemical (traditional) methods and chemical methods. The selection of the appropiate treatment method depends on various factors.

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Mar 16, 2014

Drying Bamboo | How to Dry Bamboo Poles?

Drying bamboo poles requires more time than wood of similar density. This because bamboo possess hygroscopic materials that may contain 50-60 percent moisture content.

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Mar 16, 2014

When and How to Harvest Bamboo?

Timing plays a crucial role when harvesting bamboo poles. As a matter of fact, knowing when and how to harvest bamboo has been one of the most important and traditional bamboo preservation methods

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Mar 16, 2014

Joining Bamboo | How to Join Bamboo

How to join bamboo, or what are the best bamboo joints? Well first of, it is important to know a few basics principles about joining bamboo before discussing the different techniques.

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Mar 15, 2014

The Reality about Building with Bamboo

What does it cost to build a bamboo house? This is the million dollar question everybody likes to have a clean cut answer too. But, make no mistake, building with bamboo requires resources!

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Mar 15, 2014

Splitting Bamboo | How to Split Bamboo?

Knowing how to split bamboo, is another basic technique when working with bamboo. Split bamboo is often used in bamboo fences, wall decoration, furniture, etc.

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