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Tree Plantation Programme

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CONTENTS
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Chapter 1 2-15
* Introduction……………… 3
* Problem…………………. 5
* Importance Of Project…….. 9
* Objective Of Project…….... 11
* Plan of Work…………….. 13
Chapter 2 16-21
* Data Collection…………… 17
* Data Analysis…………….. 19
* Inference ……………….. 21
Chapter 322-23
* Limitation of Study………… 23
* Reference………………... 23
* Acknowledgement ………… 23

Chapter 1

A pine plantation in the United States. Tree plantations are usually easily distinguished from natural forests by the trees being planted in straight lines.

Introduction
A plantation is a long artificially established forest, farm or estate, where crops are grown for sale, often in distant markets rather than for local on-site consumption. The term plantation is informal and not precisely defined. Crops grown on plantations include fast-growing trees (often conifers), cotton, coffee, tobacco, sugar cane,sisal, some oil seeds (notably oil palms) and rubber trees. Farms that produce alfalfa, Lespedeza, clover, and other forage crops are usually not called plantations. The term "plantation" has usually not included largeorchards (except for banana plantations), but does include the planting of trees for lumber. A plantation is always a monoculture over a large area and does not include extensive naturally occurring stands of plants that have economic value. Because of its large size, a plantation takes advantage of economies of scale.Protectionist policies and natural comparative advantage have contributed to determining where plantations have been located. Among the earliest examples of plantations were the latifundia of the Roman Empire, which produced large quantities of wine and olive oil for export. Plantation agriculture grew rapidly with...