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Journal : HortFlora Research Spectrum
Volume : Volume 1, Issue 1: January-March 2012
Page (s) : 13-16
Date of Publication
Print :
20-Feb-2012
Article Type : Review Article
Online : 20-Feb-2012
Title:
Horticulture and Tasar Flora : Status, Scope and Potential Utilization
Author(s):
A.K. Srivastava, Dinesh Kumar*, J. P. Pandey, Vijai Kumar and B. C. Prasad
*Corresponding Author's E-mail :
dineshkcsb@yahoo.co.in

Abstract

Tasar culture practiced largely by tribal depended hitherto on a host of tasar host plants naturally available in the forest. Changing social fabric on one hand and the need for conservation of tasar flora on the other call for in sight and devising focused strategies sustenance of tasar culture is required. In this back drop, block plantation of Arjun/Asan are taken up at different spacing, of these plantation with 10' x 5' has given more profit. It is need of the hour that tasar food plants combined with land husbandry and horticultural plants viz. Terminalia catappa, Anacardium occidentale, Carissa carandus, Zizyphus jujuba, Eugenia cuminii, etc are effective means of development as tasar food plants for expansion of tasar flora. It will provide gainful employment opportunities in rural areas which will check migration of rural folk to urban areas.
 

Cite this article as:
Srivastava A. K., Kumar D., Pandey J. P., Kumar V. and Prasad B. C. (2012). Horticulture and tasar flora: status, scope and potential utilization. HortFlora Research Spectrum, 1(1) : 13-16
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