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Spacing and harvesting of botong (Gigantochloa levis) and laak bamboo (Bambusa philippinensis) for production of poles as banana props






Sylvatrop 1990; 13(1-2): 33-36

Spacing and harvesting of botong (Gigantochloa levis) and laak bamboo (Bambusa philippinensis) for production of poles as banana props

Data are reported from large-scale plantings in Mindanao, Philippines, aimed to remedy the scarcity of banana propping materials, for which the cutting of tree saplings is now banned. Each species was planted at 3 spacings: in a 3x3 m circular pattern, giving 1111 'hills' (multiple plantings, since cuttings may produce multiple shoots) per hectare; in a 4x4 m square pattern, giving 625 hills/ha; and in a 5x6 m rectangular pattern, giving 333 hills/ha.


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