The Journal of Bamboo and Rattan

ISSN 15691594

Vol. 21   Issue 2 (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. Production of composite boards from Bambusa blumeana Schult.f. and Dendrocalamus asper (Schult.) Backer
  2. Mineral Concentration and ash content of bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris Schrader ex Wendland var. vulgaris) culm growth stages in three ecological zones in Ghana
  3. Bamboo lumber – an innovative sustainable raw material and an accelerated weathering study for establishing its durability
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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