Poplar - moneytree no more

Poplar tree, which was getting a good price in the market till 2014, is suffering from sharp fall in its prices. Farmers have stopped planting it in their fields. There is a huge demand and supply crisis. Centre for Science and Environment travels to Yamunanagar (Haryana), India's largest wood market to find out its probable cause and some solutions

Last Updated: Monday 08 August 2016 | 11:16:06 AM

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  • About poplar trees plantation earliar it was" grow poplar for prosperity" or" poplar hai jahan samridhi hai vahan "These slogan have now become fake due to poor earnings/low timber value of matured trees.Farmers are not getting right value per acre returns after harvesting.Iam in this proffession of poplar nursery raising for last 3 decades,graduate in AGRICULTURE[B.Sc.Ag.&AH].Farmers are now loosers on poplar plantation are getting away now.Our central/state govt. should pay attention.

    Posted by: Kripal Singh | 2 years ago | Reply