Raising of Saplings for Forest Trees

  • Subodh Kumar Maiti


For biological reclamation of mined-out areas, overburden dumps and subsided areas and development of greenery in and around mining areas, suitable value-added plants are required to be planted. There are large varieties of plants ranging from evergreen to deciduous, foliage species to flowering plants, etc., that are required to be planted. Hence, judicious selections of plant species are to be made before any plantation works. This will only be successful provided that desired saplings are easily available in proper time and at right place. Hence, raising of on-site nursery is essential to achieve the goal of biological reclamation/development of greenery in mining areas. There are several techniques available for raising greenery:


Fine Sand Root Sucker Pongamia Pinnata Hard Seed Coat Direct Sowing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Subodh Kumar Maiti
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  1. 1.Indian School of Mines Department of Environmental Science and EngineeringCentre for Mining EnvironmentDhanbadIndia

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