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New way to grow sandal trees could boost production

Sunderarajan Padmanabhan In recent years, production of sandalwood has dwindled while the demand has been going up. Production has dropped from 4000 tonnes in the 1950s to 500 tonnes a year, mainly due to indiscriminate felling of trees. New Delhi: Cultivation of sandalwood trees could get a boost with Indian researchers figuring out how sandal

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