L.L. was correct. Bamboo is almost extinct. China's agrarian policies under the Republican Era centralized farming and disrupted traditional lifeways including indigenous knowledge. Current arable land now runs 7% in China compared to 11% in the past. China's grain imports in 2020 will exceed all present imports by all countries in 2005. This can only be good for Sunopta. The two top trees in Chinese silvicultural application are shamu and wenmu.