Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Plantation trees.

Abstract

This large book presents data on 200 important indigenous and exotic trees of India which can be considered for planting in different climatic zones. The book is divided into 3 parts covering broadleaves, common cultivated bamboo species, and conifers, and within each part species are arranged in alphabetical order of scientific names. Information given (but as a different selection for each species) includes local, common, trade and English names, a botanical description, and details of geographical distribution, site factors, phenology, silvicultural characters, artificial (and natural) regeneration (including seed collection and treatment, nursery and direct sowing/planting techniques, silviculture and silvicultural systems and management, role in agroforestry), pests and diseases, growth and yield, and utilization. References are given at the end of each species section.