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Evaluation of dry zone afforestation plots.

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From an examination of plots laid down in 1944 to test the relative performance of a number of xerophytic species, it is concluded that the arid and Mexican strains of Prosopis juliflora are the most suitable trees for growing in the hot, dry plains of W. Pakistan. KEYWORDS: Afforestation arid zones \ Choice \ species \ Exotics \ Prosopis 'juliflora' \ Provenance and frost hardiness \ artificial regeneration \ Silviculture \ Pakastan arid zone afforestation \ Pakastan