The Journal of Bamboo and Rattan

ISSN 15691594

Vol. 21   Issue 1 (2022)

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The Journal of Bamboo and Rattan is an international peer-reviewed scientific journal published biannually by the Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi, Thrissur, Kerala State, India. The Journal was previously published by VSP/E.J.Brill, The Netherlands and from Volume 5 (2006) has been published by KFRI. As of January 2014, the Journal is an online free and open access electronic publication.

The Journal accepts full length research articles, reviews, and short communications in English in the prescribed format. Authors have to agree to permit publication of accepted papers under a user license equivalent to the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0).

Current Issue

  1. Growth performance of selected bamboo species suitable for humid tropics of Kerala, India
  2. Genetic diversity and structure of Ochlandra travancorica populations from Kerala part of the Western Ghats
  3. Population structure and functional diversity of mycorrhizal fungi and Pseudomonas fluorescence in different growth forms of Dendrocalamus strictus
  4. Growth assessment of Borinda grossa after natural regeneration in relation to environmental factors
  5. Effect of type and position of branch cuttings on rooting and root morphology in Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex. J.C. Wendl
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The scope of the Journal encompasses the following broad areas of studies on bamboo and rattan:

  • Biology, genetic resources and conservation
  • Biotechnology and genetic improvement
  • Environment
  • Propagation
  • Management of natural stands and plantations
  • Utilization, value addition and engineering applications
  • Marketing and socio-economics
  • Policy issues