Volume No. 4 Issue No.: 1 Page No.: 132-146 July-Sept 2009

 

DETERMINATION OF CHOICE OF SPECIES ON MINE OVERBURDEN PLANTATIONS : A CASE STUDY OF RENUKUT FOREST DIVISION, U.P, (INDIA)

 

Vijay Kumar

Indian Institute of Forest Management, Nehru Nagar, Bhopal, M.P. (INDIA)

 

Received on : June 03, 2009

 

ABSTRACT

 

Mining necessarily destroys the ecosystem. This is more true in case of open cast mining, which creates huge quantity of overburden dumps. Because of this overburden, soil microbes, plant growth, soil structure and soil texture etc. all are disturbed badly affecting the habitat and or congenial conditions for species

 

Keywords : Survival rate, Mine overburden plantation, Forest tree species.

 

 

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