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Bamboo shoots

Posted by meeleend (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 10, 08 at 1:11

A bamboo shoot is a young culm harvested at the time, or shortly after it appears above the soil surface. When the shoot pierces the ground, critical bio-chemical processes start. These lead to rapid growth, as well as concurrent hardening, as the shoot elongates and turns into a woody culm.


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RE: Bamboo shoots

  • Posted by kudzu9 Zone 8b, WA (My Page) on
    Tue, Jun 10, 08 at 1:15

That's right.


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