ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Social Forestry in Karnataka-An Impact Analysis

Social Forestry in Karnataka An Impact Analysis D M Chandrashekhar B V Krishna Murti S R Ramaswamy Forest-based industries have played a significant role in the destruction of forests. In Karnataka, vast natural forests have almost disappeared to provide fuel and raw material for a number of old and new industries. The Karnataka government has undertaken a systematic programme of reforestation with single-stand eucalyptus plantations in these areas which have been cleared of natural forests.

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