World Bamboo Day: 18 September

World Bamboo Day: 18 September

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Category : Important Days Published on: September 18 2021

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·         World Bamboo Day is observed every year on 18 September to raise awareness about the benefits of bamboo and to promote its use in everyday products.

·         Bamboo is used for various purposes mainly in East and Southeast Asia.

·         Bamboo is a tall, tree-like grass of the Poaceae family. It includes over 115 genera and 1,400 species.

Important facts

About bamboo

v  Bamboo is the fastest growing plant on this planet.

v  A bamboo orchard releases 35% more oxygen than an equivalent stand of trees.

v  Bamboo was the first plant to become green again after the atomic explosion in Hiroshima in 1945.

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