Economic importance of Anogeissus pendula

Common name:  Chakwa Family: Combretaceae Origin: India Description: It is a small tree, Bark is smooth grey, sliver white often with shallow fissures when old. Leaves  elliptic, acute and narrow at the base, silky on both surface. Fruit small, one seeded with two wings, and30

Economic importance of Alstonia scholaris

Common name:  Satwin, chattin Family: Apocynaceae Origin: India Description: It is a medium sized to a large evergreen tree with tall, straight often buttressed and fluted stem.  Whorled branches and dark – grey shining leaves also in whorls. Bark is blackish grey, rough with shallow30

Economic importance of Agathis robusta

Common name: Australian dammar pine, kauri pine Family: Araucariaceae Origin: Australia Description: Monoecious tree, trunk clear for over half its length; crown dense. Bark is orange-brown, brown or grey-brown; smooth to slightly flaky. Bark exudates a clear or somewhat milky. Leaves spirally arranged on primary30

Economic importance of Aegle marmelos

Common name: Bel Family: Rutaceae Origin: India Description: The leaves are compound, trifoliate and with a peculiar fragrance. The leaflets are oval or lancet shaped. The lateral leaflets are without petiole and the terminal one has a long one. The flowers are greenish white and30

Economic importance of Milletia pinnata

Family: Fabaceae Genus: Millettia Species: M. pinnata Origin: India Common name: Karanj   Description: Deciduous tree. The leaves are a soft, shiny burgundy in early summer and mature to a glossy, deep green as the season progresses. Small clusters of white, purple, and pink flowers30

Economic importance of Sapindus mukorossi

Family: Sapindaceae Genus: Sapindus Species: S. mukorossi Common name: Ritha Origin: China Description: The leaves are alternate, pinnate, with 14-30 leaflets, the terminal leaflet often absent. The flowers form in large panicles, each flower small, creamy white. The fruit, called a soap nut, is a30

Economic Importance of Thuja orientalis

Common name: Chinese arborvitae, Morpankhi Family: Cupressaceae Origin: China Description: An evergreen Tree. It is in leaf all year. The flowers are monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and are pollinated by Wind.30

Economic importance of Litchi chinensis

Family: Sapindaceae Genus: Litchi Species: L. chinensis Common name: Litchi Origin: China Description: It is a medium-sized evergreen tree, with alternate pinnate leaves, with 2-8 lateral leaflets; the terminal leaflet is absent. The newly emerging young leaves are a bright coppery red at first, before30

How to calculate carbon dioxide equivalent emissions from different GHG sources?

Green House Gases (GHGs) are those that can absorb and emit infrared radiation. There are six Green House Gases as identified under the Kyoto protocol. These are:- Carbon dioxide (CO2), Methane (CH4), Nitrous oxide (N2O), Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), Perfluorocarbons (PFCs); and Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6). While creating the30