Do we need permission to plant teak tree?
They can grow any species, but will need permission to harvest and transport timber. Growers are inclined towards species such as teak, milia dubia, silver oak, and maesopsis emini.
How many teak trees can you plant per acre?
A teak plantation is definitely a profitable crop in India and all over the world as there is a huge demand for teakwood. You can accommodate 500 teak plants in one acre. you can expect 10 to 15 cubic feet wood from one teak tree. You can grow teak plants from seeds and nursery raised transplants.
What is the cost of one teak tree?
Though UP does not have a natural variety of teak, as most of it is plantation, UP forest corporation officials peg the market price of a full-grown teak tree (yielding around 10 to 12 cubic feet of timber) to be around Rs 1.5 lakh.
How many teak trees can you plant per hectare?
We base our calculation of profitability on a teak farm with 300 trees per hectare, which can be cut at age 20 years. With a usable length of 8 meters and an average diameter of 26 cm, these trees yield about 127 cubic meters of wood per hectare.
Which is the best quality of teak wood in India?
Nilambur in Kerala, India, is also a major producer of teak of fine quality, holds the world’s oldest teak plantation. It was the Britishers who identified the superior quality of teak from Nilambur plantations and forests. Later, the region became the major supplier of quality teak in the world.
Which trees Cannot be cut without the approval of the government?
Sandal is one of the tree which is not allowed to cut down without the permission of the govt.
Which tree plantation is most profitable?
Most Profitable Plants to Grow
- Saagwan. These species of plant are getting extinct as they have been in cutting and destruction since long for its advantageous products.
- Eucalyptus. Nilgiri or Eucalyptus is a huge tree which is quite long and have 600 species found all over country.
Is growing teak profitable?
Teak is a high-quality hardwood timber species mostly found in tropical regions. This is one of the most valuable and high-priced timber crops in India. A teak plantation is a profitable crop with the government giving subsidies for its promotion.
Which tree is very costly in India?
The most expensive wood in the world could be sandalwood tree. The highest quality sandalwood variety can fetch a price of up to Rs 10,000 per kg. The sale and processing of sandalwood is fully under control of the government. Sandalwood is widely cultivated in India and Australia.
How long it will take a teak tree to grow?
20 to 25 years
Teak is one of the faster growing tropical hardwoods (half an inch per day), still, it takes 20 to 25 years to grow into ONE mature tropical tree to final harvest. Guadua grows up to 8 inches a day, or 5-6 months to grow into a full size stem (culm).
Which soil is suitable for teak plantation?
Teak grows best on deep, well-drained alluvial soils derived from limestone, schist, gneiss, shale (and some volcanic rocks, such as basalt.
Which country has the best teak?
Thailand teak wood is superior in quality to Burma teak wood. You read that right! Thailand teak wood is the highest quality teak wood in the world because the growth conditions for teak in Thailand are exceptional.
Is the teak tree a profitable crop in India?
The tree sapwood or outer wood is whitish grey and can easily separate from heartwood. A teak plantation is a profitable crop with the government giving subsidies for its promotion. Teak plantations are widely established in the peninsular regions and grown in all parts of India becoming a local cultural and socioeconomic system.
How to report on the teak wood farming project?
A password will be e-mailed to you. Teak Wood Farming Project Report, Cost and Profits of Teak (Sagwan) Cultivation. Introduction to the Teak Wood Farming Project Report.
Where was the first teak plantation in India?
It’s first recorded in the year 1842-62; teak plantation first started in Kerala for industrial purposes by Mr.ChatuMenonhas raised more than a million teak trees and is considered as ‘Father of Indian Teak Plantation’. Teak is native to forest regions of India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and Thailand.
What to plant in teak wood plantation in Tamil Nadu?
As recommended by the Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB), Tamil Nadu that teak planters can consider combination of crops like maize, turmeric, cotton, tomato, chilly or vegetables as intercrops in teak wood plantation with increased spacing of teaks.