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Phytoncide Levels in Bamboo Forests Seven Times Higher than in Urban Areas

Phytoncide Levels in Bamboo Forests Seven Times Higher than in Urban Areas

DAEJEON, May 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Concentration levels of phytoncide in bamboo forests, while slightly lower than in cypress forests, are much higher than in pine forests, a recent study revealed. An analysis conducted by the Korea Forest Research Institute showed that the average phytoncide level in a bamboo forest in Jinju, South Gyeongsang Province [...]

Already 500,000 Visitors to World Bamboo Fair in Damyang

Already 500,000 Visitors to World Bamboo Fair in Damyang

DAMYANG, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Eighteen successful days since its opening, the World Bamboo Fair Damyang Korea 2015 has already attracted more than 500,000 tourists. Visitors have enjoyed walking on paths through bamboo forests, and seeing hearing, touching, feeling and tasting bamboo. Various exhibits share information about different species of bamboo, arts and crafts, [...]