There are 13 species are available in Odisha. These species are :
The Mission has carried out extensive testing and an assessment of inherent characteristics of above species of bamboo. The results were matched with existing and potential uses of bamboo.
Based on this exercise, and taking into account availability and dispersal of bamboo species, the Mission has evolved a recommendation for focus on 2 commercially significant species.
In forest areas with poor soil and water regime Dendroclamus strictus is recommended.