Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Special Issue 4 (2020)
Mulberry as a avenue plant
Deepa KB, Vishaka GV and Nithin Kumar DM
A tree that requires so little attention and care. The trees that are tolerant to wind, drought, cold and partial shade so you can pretty much plant them anywhere. Mulberry is one of the fastest growing trees not many plants offer so much to the grower while demanding so little in return. Mulberry commonly invades old fields, roadsides, forest edges, urban environments, and other disturbed areas. Mulberry Trees are good carbon sink plants. It is estimated that 1 mµ mulberry tree is able to absorb about 4162 kg of carbon dioxide and release 3064 kg of oxygen each and every year. Mulberry leaves have also high adsorption capacity to assimilate certain air pollutants hence these plants can be used as avenue plants and will absorb and clean water that runs over the road. Thus they can reduce flood, soil erosion, air pollution. Therefore, mulberry can be used as avenue plants. The advantages of using mulberry as a avenue plant they require less investment and management.
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Deepa KB, Vishaka GV and Nithin Kumar DM. Mulberry as a avenue plant. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(4S):135-137.