International Journal of Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering
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International Journal of Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol.1, No.1, Jul. 2015, Pub. Date: Jul. 9, 2015
Growth Performance of Native Tropical Tree Species on a Coal Mine Spoil on Singrauli Coalfields, India
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Authors
[01] Arvind Singh, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.
Abstract
A study was conducted to assess the growth performance of eight native tropical tree species planted on a coal mine spoil on Singrauli Coalfields, India. Of all the investigated tree species Acacia catechu, Albizia lebbeck, Dalbergia sissoo and Millettia pinnata were represented by the leguminous species while Azadirachta indica, Gmelina arborea, Tectona grandis and Terminalia bellerica were represented by the non-leguminous species. The overall performance of the leguminous tree species was greater than the non-leguminous tree species. Among all the studied tree species, the leguminous Albizia lebbeck was the best performing species while the non-leguminous Terminalia bellerica was the poorest performing tree species on coal mine spoil. Gmelina arborea and Azadirachta indica were the best performing tree species among the non-leguminous species.
Keywords
Coal Mine Spoil, Growth Performance, Singrauli Coalfields
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