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Give One Use of Each: Teak, Sal, Myrobalan, Sisam, Sandalwood, Eucalyptus. - Geography

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Give one use of each: teak, sal, myrobalan, sisam, sandalwood, eucalyptus.

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Teak: It is the most important of the deciduous trees. It is used for house construction, furniture, ship-building. It is hard and durable. It resists while ants and nails dor not rust in it.
Sal: It is hard-and heavy. It is immune to white ants. Hence it is used in railway sleepers.
Myrobalan: It grows abundantly in Tamil Nadu. It bears fruits which are dried and then used as tanning material in processing hides and skins.
Sisam: It is an erect deciduous tree. It is mostly used in furnitures industry.
Sandalwood: It is found in the Karnataka forests. It is used in making sandalwood oil and perfumes. Sandalwood oil of Mysore is famous.
Eucalyptus: It is another important tree of the Karnataka forests. It is known for its lofty stature. Its wood is raw material for the paper industry. Eucalyptus oil is also available from it.

Concept: Importance of Forest
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ICSE ICSE Class 10 Geography
Chapter 5 Natural Vegetation of India
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