Bamboo Essays

  • Bamboo

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    Bamboo Gramineae, the grass family, has provided civilization throughout history with a bounty of food and many other uses. The top three economically important plants of the world are grasses: wheat corn, and rice. Human kind probably would not have survived if not for the grasses. The sub-family Bambusoideae, is certainly no exception. These are the bamboos. Consisting of 75 genera and over 1000 species, these unique plants have played a diverse and important role in the development of society

  • Green Grass Bamboo

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    Bamboo is the green material of the future, or is it? Bamboo is the largest member of the grass family. It is one of the fastest growing “woody” plants in the world. There are different types of bamboo, but on of the most used is called the giant bamboo plant. It can grow in most places in the world excluding those areas of extreme cold or extreme dryness (Bamboo Grove). It is a very useful material for many different animals such as building for humans, or eating for the pandas. It is the main food

  • Bamboo- An Important Material

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    Introduction Bamboo is a widely used and it is an important material that is found typically anywhere in the world. It is generally found in rural areas as building materials in small tropical countries, this is due to bamboo having a high strength and low weight. Even though bamboo is referred to as a rural material, Architects and Engineers have begun to incorporating bamboo into buildings for strength and beauty. Bamboo is a versatile, renewable and sustainable resource in South Africa. It is

  • Essay On Bamboo Flooring

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    Bamboo is largely considered as one of the planets fastest-growing plants; some species can stretch up to a 3 feet in a single day. It is an enticing option because bamboo is just as strong as all of the existing hardwoods. It is a smart option because it resembles the qualities of hardwood at a lesser price. Finally, it is also sustainable due to the abundant obtainability and fast regeneration. While becoming a popular choice for floorings in homes and businesses today, bamboo flooring has the

  • In A Bamboo Grove Summary

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    Analysis paper 3: “In a Bamboo Grove” Multiple perspective of any kind requires a unique way of telling a story. Especially from individuals and different viewpoints on the same event. This story gives the audience seven narrators that tell each their side of the matter in the same event and all seem to contradict themselves. This is an interesting plot device from which inconsistent testimonies of the same experience can be shown and looked at. Which narrator is true, which narrator is telling

  • Bamboo Growth (Dracaena sanderiana)

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    This research was conducted to investigate light intensity effects on lucky bamboo vegetative growth in Azad University, Abhar Branch during 2008. The experiment was arranged as a complete randomized block design with 5 treatments (0.75, 1.14, 1.89, 2.29 and 4.09 µmol∙m-2∙s-1) in 10 replication. Results showed that 1.89 µmol/m-2/s-1 had significant differences from others treatments. The higher level of root number, shoot length and total weight of plants were obtained in 1.89 µmol∙m-2∙s-1 reatment

  • An Essay On Panda

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    pandas live in zoos and breeding centers throughout the world. The home of pandas can be found in the remote, mountainous regions of China. To be specific, they inhabit the broadleaf and coniferous forests, which are filled with a dense understory of bamboo. The torrential rains and dense mist makes the forests wet and cool – just as pandas like it! They're a temperate and humid biome, and have distinct summers and winters. Pandas are able to climb as high as 13,000 feet to feed on higher slopes during

  • Paper On Red Panda

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    tails. The claws of red pandas are semi-retractable which aids them in climbing and to have stability climbing the branches.The red pandas have tough, strong jaws which are used to chew bamboo. Red pandas have an extended wrist bone, like the Giant Panda, which is like a thumb that allows them to hold the bamboo when they are chewing it. The fur of red pandas is dense that helps to keep them warm during the cold winter with thick and woolly fur on the soles of their feet which prevents them from

  • Analysis Of Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

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    A person’s morals can have a large impact on who they are. Their morals may contrast with those of others in society, making them redefine what it means to be a certain gender in that time period. In Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon it is revealed that one’s moral codes influence their contrasting roles in traditional society.     One example of how this is shown is in the character development of Jen Yu and Yu Shu Lien. Initially Jen Yu is seen to be this quiet and well-refined, however towards

  • Differences Between Red Pandas and Giant Pandas in the Wild

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    Vegetation mapping through the range and telemetry points provided insight on red panda habitat use. There were similarities and differences between the two species of pandas. The diets of both red and giant pandas were made up of more than 99% bamboo. Although the red panda included small mammals and berries in their diet, 99.1% of what they ate was a bambo... ... middle of paper ... ...ription of the behavior of red panda in the wild. It was rather odd that the researchers conducted most

  • The Blue Monologue

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    But once they saw the colors in the sky, reflecting off the mountain side, they knew they were almost out. They started to slow down, but once they did a huge Panda shot out from behind the bamboo. “Gggg Rrrr Rrr Oooooo Wwww Ll!”the panda murmured. “OH MY Gosh!” “pleeeease do not eat me I’m waay too young to die!” Aubree admitted . “I will not eat YOU!”the panda said. “OMG, you can talk?!?!?!”Maddie said, shocked.The

  • Saving Panda Essay

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    Saving the giant panda means saving both habitat of panda and human. The land for bamboo forests is decreasing due to human disruption. Yet panda itself has a crucial role in saving China’s bamboo forests. It is able to spread seeds and help the vegetation to grow according to the famous World Wide Fund(“Why”). This allows the bamboo forest to create new lands since seeds are spread to lands further and hence bamboos can regenerate faster because of the footprint of pandas. By saving pandas, other

  • Photosynthesis Of The Giant Panda

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    arrows are going in a horizontal order with the arrows pointing towards the apex predator which is the Bengal Tiger. This food chain suggests that the Bengal Tiger is one of the dominant predator of the food chain while the Panda only nourishes on Bamboo. Bamboo is shown as a primary producer because it can make its own food using photosynthesis. Figure 1 Figure 2 Figure 2 shows that the Panda is yet again a Primary Consumer or the Food Chain. Like the other Figures (diagrams), the tiger is the main

  • Ailuropoda Melanoleuca, The Giant Panda

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    entirely of the leaves, stems and shoots of various bamboo species. In zoos, giant pandas eat bamboo, sugar cane, rice gruel, a special high-fiber biscuit, carrots, apples, and sweet potatoes (Smithsonian 2004). According to the

  • The Physics of Pole Vaulting

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    some of these fears to rest from the point of view of physics. The way that pole vaulting started was during WWII. The men in the army used bamboo poles to jump over canals and ditches. After the war some people found the sport so fun that Table I. Material Requirements for a Vaulting Pole I (Requirement I Possible Material Light (Low Density) J~ Bamboo Buckling Resistance Stiffness) luminum V rong (Resistance to astic Strain) (Steel inimal Twisting (High rsional-Strain ro(esistance)agnesium lCost

  • Ancient China Essay

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    discovered that an explosive mixture could be produced by combining sulfur, charcoal, and saltpeter (potassium nitrate). The military applications were clear. New weapons were rapidly developed, including rockets and others that were launched from a bamboo tube” (Franklin Institute). The Chinese are known for their inventions that still are used in the modern day. Those inventions are paper, gunpowder, books, and much more. Gunpowder was discovered in the tenth century by Chinese medicine men that were

  • The Red Panda

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    night. They are nocturnal which means that they hunt during the night and sleep during the day. Distribution & Habitat Also, the Red Panda lives in colder climates and forest type biomes with bamboo. They live in temperate type biomes. They can be found is the delicious forests. Red Pandas love bamboo as their habitat/sh... ... middle of paper ... ...d protect them dearly. The main cause of their low population rates is caused by humans directly or indirectly. Red Pandas are on the endangered

  • Why Red Pandas Are Endangered

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    is ailurus fulgens, but they are most often called red pandas. They live in China and the Himalayas. They live in forests with mountains and tall trees. There are under 3,000 left in the world. Because they are omnivores, they eat insects, acorns, bamboo, berries, and eggs. Their predators are snow leopards, martens, and humans. They have about three babies at a time. Their babies are called cubs. The cubs live in their nest until they are 90 days old. The dad doesn’t care about the babies they have

  • Essay On Red Panda

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    although red pandas are protected by national laws in their range countries. The red panda is slightly larger than a domestic cat. It has reddish-brown fur, a long, shaggy tail, and a waddling gait due to its shorter front legs. It feeds mainly on bamboo, but is omnivorous and also eats eggs, birds, insects, and small mammals. It is a solitary animal, mainly active from dusk to dawn, and is largely sedentary during the day. The red panda is the only living species of the genus Ailurus and the family

  • Red Panda Research Paper

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    Giant Panda, it is very distantly related to it, despite the name. Their diets mainly consist of bamboo, but the Red Panda will occasionally eat fruit, acorns, roots, and eggs. Red Pandas are picky when it comes to eating bamboo, and they only eat the most tender shoots and leaves. Their hands are unique because of the extended wrist bone that they have. With the extended wrist bone, it helps it grab bamboo, and even climb down trees with their face towards the