Red Sanders: Silviculture and Conservation

  • T. Pullaiah
  • S. Balasubramanya
  • M. Anuradha

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. T. Pullaiah, M. Anuradha
    Pages 1-6
  3. T. Pullaiah
    Pages 7-16
  4. T. Pullaiah, B. N. Divakara
    Pages 17-34
  5. T. Pullaiah, V. Damodara Reddy, Umalatha, B. S. Rashmi
    Pages 35-47
  6. T. Pullaiah, V. Damodara Reddy
    Pages 49-56
  7. T. Pullaiah, V. Damodara Reddy
    Pages 57-76
  8. T. Pullaiah
    Pages 77-84
  9. M. Anuradha, B. K. Indu, S. Balasubramanya
    Pages 85-100
  10. B. N. Divakara, C. U. Nikhitha
    Pages 101-123
  11. Umalatha, M. Anuradha
    Pages 125-130
  12. E. V. Anoop, R. V. Rao, Gayathri Mukundan
    Pages 131-152
  13. S. Noorunnisa Begum, K. Ravi Kumar, B. N. Divakara
    Pages 153-171
  14. B. K. Indu, Sudipta Kumar Mohonty, Savithri Bhat, Mallappa Kumara Swamy, M. Anuradha
    Pages 173-187
  15. S. Balasubramanya, B. K. Indu, M. Anuradha
    Pages 189-199
  16. B. K. Indu, R. Kavyashree, S. Balasubramanya, M. Anuradha
    Pages 201-210

About this book


Pterocarpus santalinus L.f., popularly known as Red Sanders, an endemic tree, belonging to the family Fabaceae is  confined to the southern parts of Eastern Ghats. IUCN has listed this tree as endangered. The plant has superlative characteristics in its wood and has many medicinal properties. This plant has attracted the attention of both foresters and lay man because of its high valued wood which is being illegally harvested creating law and order problem.  This book is a comprehensive monograph on Red Sanders and is divided into 15 chapters. The book provides information on taxonomy, morphology, distribution, wood anatomy, wood properties and uses, dye principle, phytochemistry, pharmacology, Silvicultural aspects, propagation, cultivation practices, reproductive biology, pests and diseases, biotechnology, molecular studies, conservation, trade, commerce, socioeconomic aspects of Red Sanders, and grey areas of research. The book is profusely illustrated with colour photographs and line drawings.  Relevant references have been provided under each chapter. This monograph on Red Sanders with systematic representation of information and illustrations will be a desk reference and field guide to foresters, botanists, researchers, farmers, traders and environmentalists.


Redsanders Red Sandalwood Pterocarpussantalinus Santalin Wavy grain wood

Editors and affiliations

  • T. Pullaiah
    • 1
  • S. Balasubramanya
    • 2
  • M. Anuradha
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of BotanySri Krishnadevaraya UniversityAnantapurIndia
  2. 2.Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of KarnatakaKarnataka Innovation & Technology SocietyBangaloreIndia
  3. 3.Department of BiotechnologyPadmashree Institute of Management and SciencesBangaloreIndia

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