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Sal

Timberwoodplants Sal

Sal

Common name:Sal
Scientfic name:
Shorea robusta

Native:
India
Climate
  • Maximum temperature: 360 cm to 440 C
  • Minimum temperature: 110 cm and 170 C
  • The average annual precipitation is 1000 - 3500mm
Soil
  • Well-drained loamy soil
  • Mountains, rivers, fertile soil rich in areas

Cultivation

  • Nursery preparation: 1:1:1 (Sand : Soil : Farm Yard Manure)
  • Planting Spacing: 2 x 2.5 m
  • Weeding, cleaning and pruning operations should be done upto the age of three year old saplings
  • Light demander species
  • It can be grow in partially shaded areas
Plant Protection
  • Young seedlings are susceptible to reactions with animals
  • Deer and cows were causing damage for tubers

Parasitic plant

  • Loranthus is the parasitic plant for this species which causing severe damage
  • Removal of affected individual manually is the best practice for management of loranthus
Fungal attack
  • Palipporus soria, Porms kerpocaili, Saileriya palimorpa are causing severe damages