With reference to the Natural Vegetation of India, classify the following trees under the heading: Kind of forests with which they are associated: Chir Pine, Teak, Casuarina, Ebony, Rosewood, Khajuri, Eucalyptus, Sandalwood, Babul. Why are Evergreen forests composed of thick vegetation and dense foliage? Give one use of each of the following tr . . .
Which forest regions of India are also known as 'Rain Forests'? Write the names of the typical trees of the Evergreen Forests. How is it that the main regions of the Monsoon forests is the interior of the Southern Peninsula? What are Littoral forests or Tidal forests? Name the principal trees that grow in these forests. Give two chara . . .
1) Tropical Evergreen: Ebony, Rosewood Monsoon or Deciduous: Teak, Eucalyptus, Sandalwood Desert: Khajuri, Babul Littoral or Tidal: Casuarina Mountain: Chir Pine 2) Due to heavy rain, high temperatures and humidity, the soil retains moisture even after the rainy season. Places near the Equator get rain practically everyday. There is . . .
The Tropical Evergreen Forests. Mahogany, Ebony, Rosewood, Cinchona, Coconut, Bamboo. These regions lie in the rain shadow area of the Western Ghats. They get about 100-200 cm rain. Littoral forests or Tidal Forests are found in delta regions and along the marshy coasts. They are also called 'Mangrove Forests'. The principal trees are C . . .
1) Climate and soils. 2) Tropical Evergreen, Monsoon, Desert, Tidal or Littoral, Mountain. 3) These are found in regions of heavy rain over 200 cm. The chief regions are the Western Coastal Belt covering Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala coasts, North-East India . . .
There is very little rain. The desert soil is coarse-grained and hence the rate of evaporation is accelerated due to the broad pores in the soil. The monsoon forest trees are hard and durable. They are used for furniture and construction. (i) Forests transmit moisture into the air by means of transpiration and induce precipitation. Forests turn c . . .
Thar desert looks like a wasteland or Desert soil is almost dry. Monsoon forests are commercially very important. How do forests: have a favourable effect on the climate of the region? act as a flood control measure? Write two reasons why monsoon deciduous forests are commercially more valuable than other types of forests. Fore . . .