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Prosopis juliflora - an excellent multi-purpose tree species for the development of degraded lands of India



Prosopis juliflora - an excellent multi-purpose tree species for the development of degraded lands of India



Advances in Forestry Research in India 17: 95-109



The suitability of P. juliflora for growth on degraded land in India is discussed with reference to the following qualities: wide adaptability; high germination and survival rate; high biomass production; fast growth; good coppicing qualities; salt and drought resistance; soil binding and amelioration.

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