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Tree free botanical of plant fibers

Posted on July 1, 1997

Bamboo is a grass. It is the second most widely used non-wood fiber on the planet (six percent of global plant fiber production), whose bioattributes just about equal those of pine. Like hemp, bamboo is easy to cultivate and is well known to farmers. Its wondrous versatility in building construction forces bamboo paper lovers to compete with builders for the stems.