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Journal Article 
Bamboo: a Possible Approach to the Control of Global Warming 
Zhou, GuoMo; Jiang, PeiKun; Mo, LuF 
International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation
ISSN: 1565-1339 
Bamboo is the fastest-growing plant oil Earth, and it has all excellent capability of fixing carbon, it was clocked surging skyward as fast grow as 44cm in a 24-hour period and its carbon accumulation reaches as high as about 1.83kg in a 28-day period of its early ontogeny in Lin-an City. That means a bamboo in its early ontogeny can absorb about 3.73 cubic meter of carbon dioxide, equivalent to absorbing about 2 cars' CO(2) emissions in a day. It is Concluded that bamboo is all efficient candidate to control global warming. The observation is made in Lin-an City, Zhejiang province, China from April 13 to May 10, 2005. 
bamboo (Phyllostachys heterocycla var. pubescens); carbon accumulation; allometry