Chapter 15 - Glossary of essential terms

IRG/WP 07-10635-15

A K Lahiry

The object of this glossary is to make available to the persons, students and others interested in treated bamboo and also in the Science and Technology of Bamboo, a standard set of definitions (defined by AWPA 1996, USDA 1987, Mullins and McKnight 1981, different literatures cited herein and by the Author) of those terms used commonly in the bamboo preserving industry/forest products industry and also in Science and Technology related to bamboo. Definitions involving pertinent bamboo products are included. Words to be found in any authoritative dictionary are generally omitted except when they have a special application in modern wood and bamboo preserving practice.

Keywords: bamboo, glossary

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