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Species Planted


Species choice for the planted forests are left to the LPF holders, however, approval has to be sought from the Director of Forests under rule 11(b) of the Forests Rules. Most of the species planted is Acacia mangium followed by kelempayan, batai and eucalpyptus. Table 2 below shows the acreage being planted with different species:

 

Table 2: The acreage of each species planted.

Breakdown of species planted by year as at April 2021

 

Species planted

Area (ha)

Acacia

288,134

Batai

107,431

Kelampayan

34,934

Eucalyptus

59,954

Other species

29,305

Total (ha)

519,758

Cumulative planting

452,760.45

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