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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It is widely distributed in the tropical and sub-tropical forests and mainly associated with Acacia catechu, Dalbergia sissoo, Pinns roxburghii, Shorea robusta, Tectona grandis and other evergreen and miscellaneous forests.
Artists of Sillanwali, he said, are producing very charming and fascinating handicrafts of sissoo (sheesham) wood mostly used for decorative proposes.Craft-men of Sillanwali are manufactured fruit baskets, bowels, dry fruit serving plates, flower vases, carved, lacquered furniture, and table lamps and a complete range of wall decors, he added.
The tropical zone (60-1,000 m) is dominated by Shorea robusta, Dalbergia sissoo and Acacia catechu; followed by Schima wallichii, Castanopsis indica, Pinus roxburghii and Alnus nepalensis in the sub-tropical zone (1,000-2,000 m); Quercus spp., Rhododendron spp.
The birds' breeding sites are also threatened by the loss of Dalbergia Sissoo trees, often home to vulture nests.
He said that wood products exports from Pakistan has been confined to wooden furniture, small amounts ofstationery (registers, diaries, letters, etc.) and some shisham (Dalbergia sissoo) table and kitchen wear.
Provenance variation in pod, seed and seedling traits of Dalbergia sissoo Roxb., Central Himalaya, India.
In BZCFs, species like Dalbergia sissoo, Dalbergia latifolia, Wendlandia tinctoria, Bombax ceiba, Toona ciliata, Trewia nudiflora, and Premma barabata were recorded only in the innermost sites.
Suitable plant species like Acacia nilotica, Acacia tortilis, Dalbergia sissoo, Azadirachta indica, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Popular, Tamarix species, and so forth can be used for the transplanting.
Bhati, "Growth of Dalbergia sissoo in desert regions of western India using municipal effluent and the subsequent changes in soil and plant chemistry," Bioresource Technology, vol.