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Heritage Pine Trees of Meghalaya

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 25, Jun 2021
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Why in news: Cutting of Meghalaya Pine trees for expansion of Highway

  • Meghalaya Pine is one of the most famous varieties of Pinewood available in India. 
  • Most of these Pine forests are located near the “Scotland of the East” i.e Shillong. 
  • For centuries, Meghalaya Pine because of its very high content of oil is used extensively in Construction beams and Packaging boxes

About Coniferous Forest

Coniferous forest, vegetation composed primarily of cone-bearing needle-leaved or scale-leaved evergreen trees, found in areas that have long winters and moderate to high annual precipitation