21st of March is celebrated as International Day of Forests.*
Before planting a tree in your neighbourhood, why not understand more about local trees which will grow well in your area?
Here is more information about the CD
The CD contains information about 300 native plants along with their photographs. CD provides the feature to get ready plant lists suitable to an area by selecting district and taluka. There are nine categories of the uses for easy selection, namely, Landscaping,
Medicinal, Timber, NTFP, Roadside plantations, Religious plants, Hedges, Ecological restoration and Rare and uncommon plants.
CD also includes information about Nakshtra Plants, Mangroves & Plants common to India.
It will be useful for those interested in plants and also architects, planners, developers, nurserymen, land developers & landscape contractors.
*The United Nations General assembly has proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests. From 2013, the day will be observed each year to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of forests and trees to all life on earth.