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Title: Growing Sandalwood in Nepal—Potential silvicultural methods and research priorities

Author: Neil, Peter E.;

Date: 1990

Source: In: Hamilton, Lawrence; Conrad, C. Eugene, technical coordinators. Proceedings of the Symposium on Sandalwood in the Pacific; April 9-11, 1990; Honolulu, Hawaii. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-122. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture: p. 72-75

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: Interest in sandalwood has increased recently in Nepal as a result of a royal directive to plant it in the Eastern Development Region. The most suitable seed sources, seed acquisition, nursery techniques, direct sowing and plantation establishment methods are discussed here on the basis of results from elsewhere. Suggestions are made as to what research is most needed to assist with successful establishment of sandalwood in Nepal. The silvicultural methods discussed could well be of use to other countries that are interested in introducing and establishing sandalwood plantations.

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Neil, Peter E. 1990. Growing Sandalwood in Nepal—Potential silvicultural methods and research priorities. In: Hamilton, Lawrence; Conrad, C. Eugene, technical coordinators. Proceedings of the Symposium on Sandalwood in the Pacific; April 9-11, 1990; Honolulu, Hawaii. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-122. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture: p. 72-75

 


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