Vol.11. Nos.1 - 4(2012) p1-11


Silvicultural management for seed setting in sporadically flowered Bambusa tulda Roxb.


Nimmy Srivastava, Suraj Kumar, Satish Kumar, Rameshwar Das and S. Nath


Inventories on flowering bamboo is not adequate in our country for ensuring seed availability and maintenance of bamboo germplasm.In the present article the flowering behaviour of Bambusa tulda Roxb., a sympodial bamboo species endemic to eastern and north-eastern parts of India has been studied from the bamboo ex-situ conservation garden, Bambusetum and vegetative propagation nursery established at the Institute of Forest Productivity, Ranchi, Jharkhand, during 2008 to 2010.


Sporadic flowering, culm flowering pattern, seed setting, silvicultural management, Bambusa tulda