This book provides useful information needed by a forester to grow tree under agro-forestry, industrial, fuel wood and avenue plantation systems. It provides a comprehensive account on the establishment techniques, management practices and utilisation aspects of the species. The book gives distilled information on 200 important commonly grown, multiple-use indigenous as well as exotic tree species supported with illustrations and abundant data and latest research findings. The book would be of immense use to foresters, soil conservationists, environmentalists, planters and agri-silviculturists alike.Indian literature is replete with descriptions of Sandal wood, particularly in Sanskrit, Tamil. Kannada and Hindi. Sandal has been described from atleast 400 years B.C. (Rai, 1984). Its description is found in Kautilyaa#39;s Arthashastra.
|Author||:||R. K. Luna|
|Publisher||:||Egully.com - 1996|