sissoo


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sissoo

(ˈsɪsuː)
n, pl -soos
1. (Plants) an Indian tree, Dalbergia sissoo, prized for its timber
2. (Forestry) the timber from this tree
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Noun1.sissoo - East Indian tree whose leaves are used for fodder; yields a compact dark brown durable timber used in shipbuilding and making railroad ties
Dalbergia, genus Dalbergia - large genus of tropical trees having pinnate leaves and paniculate flowers and cultivated commercially for their dramatically grained and colored timbers
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Tenders are invited for Timber Sissoo Hard Wood(Non Coniferous) Scantling Gr.
Common Name Scientific Name 1 Ashok Polyalthia longifolia 2 Sonmohar Peltophorum pterocarpum 3 Gulmohar Delonix regia 4 Karanj Pongamia pinnata 5 Neem Azardirachta indica 6 Wild Badam Terminalia catappa 7 Sissoo Dalbergia sissoo 8 Kanchan Bauhinia purpurea 9 Bakul Mimusops elengi 10 Silver Oak Graviella robusta 11 Palas Butea monosperma 12 Arjun Terminalia arjuna 13 Moha Madhuca longifolius var.
Sissoo leaves are widest in the centre, while poplar leaves are widest in the lower third, closer in form to the gold leaf forms of the female head wreaths worn at Ur.
BAP is reported to have favored axillary shoot proliferation from cotyledonary nodes of several other tree species including Sterculia urens [8], Dalbergia sissoo [9], Achras sapota [10], and Punica granatu [11].
Effects of Dalbergia sissoo extracts, rhizobium and nitrogen on germination, growth and yield of Vigna radiata.
Researchers have discovered that Dalbergia sissoo and Calotropis procera are the ideal plant species to monitor lead and carbon in the air, as lead and carbon mostly come from vehicle exhaust pollution.
In Terai, Inner Terai, Dun, Chure, and Bhabar, we find forests with Shorea robusta (Sal), Dalbergia sissoo (Sisso), Acacia catechu (Khair), Terminalia alata (Asna), Ficus religiosa (Pipal), Ficus indicus (Bar), bamboo, chestnut, Bombax ceiba (Simal), and many other tropical tree species.
e) Plantation: Extensive plantations of Acacia catechu, Ailanthus excelsa, Bombax ceiba, Dalbergia sissoo, Eucalyptus citriodora, and Tectona grandis have been raised as gap planting as well as after clear felling.
Rarely, a writer of fairy tales such as Henry Morley might include dragons among several menaces for his hero to overcome ("The Cunning of Sissoo," in The Chicken Market and Other Fairy Tales).