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Topic: basic requirements for cultivating malabar neem

Malabar Neem Cultivation and Information

Malabar Neem is a part of  Meliaceae family and is an indigenous types of tree to India, South East Asia and Australia, where it has been developed as a source for firewood. The tree can be developed in a wide range of soil and requiring a low supply of water .

Malabar Neem has the one of a kind component of developing to 40 feet inside of 2 years from planting and can be mechanically pruned and gathered as a vitality crop.

Malabar neem is a species having a place with the neem crew. This tree is known for its quick development. As of late the ranchers around Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala.This plant is utilized as a part of paper industry, upto 3 years of its life (keeping pace with eucalyptus or subabul).But, from 5 years old onwards, Malabar Neem will be utilized as a part of the plywood business, and henceforth its worth goes up generously. Past 10 years, it is utilized as timber, further expanding its quality

Different names : - Telugu-Konda Vepa, Tamil – Malai vembu, Malayalam – Malavembu ; Oriya – Batra. It is likewise called Melia Dubia.

The wood is utilized for pressing cases, stogie boxes, roof boards, building purposes, agrarian executes, pencils, match box, making of vessels, musical instruments, tea confines and the in particular making plywood, as the wood is hostile to termite without anyone else. It is a decent fuel wood (High Calorific quality)

Qualities of Malabar Neem - A stature of 20.feet in two years with a spreading crown and a barrel shaped straight bole of 9 m length and 1.2 – 1.5 m circumference. The bark is dim cocoa, shedding in meager, slender strips with wide, shallow, longitudinal splits. Leaves bi-pinnate or every so often tri-pinnate. Flyers praise – Lanceolate to applaud round, whole or crenulate; blossoms greenish white, fragrant, exceptional panicles; natural product an ovoid or ellipsoid drupe with 5 or less seeds.

Soil prerequisite for Malabar Neem Farming - It develops on assortment of soils .However profound ripe sandy topsoil soils indicates ideal development, while shallow gravelly soils demonstrates stunt development. The tree is a light demander, the seedling are smothered under shade. Seedlings endure some ice yet extreme ice slaughters them. It is defenseless to harm by flames and sapling experiences

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Re: basic requirements for cultivating malabar neem

Namaste Deepthoughts663,

I am in the Philippines. Is this profitable in here? Where can I see or a place to visit in the Philippines - where a farmer/growers produce this plant  - and maybe anybody can educate me about this.Thanks

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Re: basic requirements for cultivating malabar neem

joelbc wrote:

Namaste Deepthoughts663,

I am in the Philippines. Is this profitable in here? Where can I see or a place to visit in the Philippines - where a farmer/growers produce this plant  - and maybe anybody can educate me about this.Thanks

Hi joelbc,

Anyone correct me if im wrong but as far as I know, the malabar neem is locally known as bagalunga. It is abundant in Eastern Visayas. It has a good potential on being an agroforestry and reforestation species.

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Re: basic requirements for cultivating malabar neem

It's a more effective way I guess.