The most common, most valuable and, most universally used of all Indian Bamboos, the Dendrocalamus strictus is produced by the Company both in the form of long bamboo and pulpable small bamboo (bundles). The strength of Bamboo, their straightness, combined with hardness, their hollowness, facility with which they can be split and the range in size make bamboo suitable for a variety of purpose. It is used extensively in place of timber and frequently houses are made entirely of bamboo and its products. It is used for scaffolding, ladders, bridges, fences etc. Numerous articles of every day use like tool handles beds, sticks, tent, poles, brushes, baskets, mats etc. are made out of it. Bamboo is very important material in Paper Industry in India. Bamboo is used for rayon pulp as well.