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The objective of this study was to select high potential bamboo (Dendrocalamas sericeus clones Sang Mon) clones for use as construction materials. The seeded 243 bamboo clones were evaluated base on physical properties: culm length, plant shape, and number of branches per culm. The top ten of 20 clone were also selected depend on internode length, internode thickness and another. The selected bamboo clones were used to analyzing physical and mechanical properties then determine analysis of variance (ANOVA) and compare average by Duncan’s New Multiple’s Range test (DMRT) at confidence coefficient 95 %. The result indicated that all clones had no significantly different in shrinkage value. Moreover. Bamboo clone no. 93, 137, 153, 191, and 242 had the highest specific gravity values, when tested mechanical property by using a Universal testing machine. The clone no. 93 98 137 138 153 and 191 showed the highest mechanical resistant value. Therefore, D. sericeus clone no. 93 137 153 and 191 had a high potential for used as construction material.
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