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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 June 2019

 

Species planted

Area (ha)

Acacia

6,318.07

Batai

5,418.74

Kelampayan

5,180.01

Eucalyptus

102.00

Other species

809.45

Total (ha)

17,828.27

Cumulative planting

452,760.45