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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

Why are forest affected by wars?

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In Java just before the Japanese occupied the region, the Dutch followed Scorched Earth Policy, destroying sawmills and burning huge piles of gaint teak logs so that they would not fall into Japanes

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Asked by Miss Mrunal

Mar 13

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

What were the similarities and differences between the forest management in Bastar and Java ? Write atleast 5 points for each.

the differences of java and bastar are
1.java was ruled by dutch whereas bastar was ruled by colonial goverment
2.in java teak wood trees were cut so that japanees should not use it but in basta...

Asked by Sumedhasummu

Mar 12

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 10 month(s) ago

What is Scientific Forestry?

Natural forests which had lots of different types of trees were cut down. In their place only one type of tree was planted in straight rows, called as plantation. This is known as scientific forestry.

Asked by Adithyan

Mar 6

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

Bastar & Java Rebellion.

Colonial management of the forests in Bastar and in Java were largely the same. Only difference being that in case of India, it were the British and in case of Java , it were the Dutch.

Asked by Altaf Ali

Oct 22

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

Where is Bastar located? Discuss its people and history?

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Bastar is located in the southernmost part of Chhattisgarh. It is surrounded by Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and Maharashtra. The central part of Bastar is situated on a plateau. Chhatt...

Asked by Sejal

Jan 3

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 10 month(s) ago

What are forest villages?

After the Forest Act was enacted in 1865, it was amended in 1878 . This Act divided forests into three categories: reserved, protected and village forests. Villagers could not take anything from these forest

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Asked by Pradhyumna

Mar 12

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

Why did forests around railway tracks in India start disappearing after 1860?

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The spread of railways from the 1850’s created a new demand.
Railways were essential for colonial trade and for the movement of imperial troops. To run locomotives.
Wood was

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Asked by Priya

Feb 14

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 10 month(s) ago

Which categories of forests is considered as the best on the basis of their utility?

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a) Reserved forests
 b) Protected forests
 c) Village forests
 d) Community forests

Asked by Adithyan

Mar 22

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 10 month(s) ago

Which of the following trees were promoted for building ships or railways?

 c) Teak & Sal.

Asked by Adithyan

Mar 22

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 10 month(s) ago

What is shifting cultivation?

Shifting agriculture is a traditional agriculture practice in many parts of Asia, Africa and South America.

In shifting cultivation parts of the forest are cut and burnt in rotation.

Seeds ar

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Asked by Adithyan

Mar 22

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

what are the features of the Dutch Scientific forestry?

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Dietrich Brandis introduced the method of Scientific forestr in India
In this method, instead of different types of trees, only one type of tree is planted. in straight rows.
Every year

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Asked by Adithyan

Mar 22

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 10 month(s) ago

What were the ideas of Dietech Brandis for management of forests?

The British invited a German forest expert, Dietrich Brandis, for advice, and made him the first Inspector General of Forests in India. He helped to formulate the Indian Forest Act of 1865. He set up the...

Asked by Adithyan

Mar 22

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

Explain why did the Dutch adopt 'scorched earth' policy during the war?

The ducth followed a scorched earth policy ,  they destroyed sawmills and burnt huge piles of giant teak logs so that they wont fall in the japanese hands.

They followed this policy so that the japan

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Asked by Sejal

Jan 3

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 11 month(s) ago

Why were the people of Bastar worried ?

Bastar is located in the southernmost part of Chhattisgarh and borders Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and Maharashtra.
When the colonial government proposed to reserve two-thirds of the forest in 1905, and sto

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Asked by Yashvardhan

Feb 26

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 10 month(s) ago

Why was deforestation increased under colonial rule?

By the early nineteenth century, oak forests in England were disappearing.

This created a problem of timber supply for the Royal Navy.

By the 1820s, search parties were sent to explore the f

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Asked by Adithyan

Mar 22

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 9 month(s) ago

What do you mean by deforestation ?

Deforestation is the removal of a forest and then converted to a nonforest use.

The conversion of forestland include the farms, ranches, or urban use.

Causes of deforestation

Trees ar

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Asked by Apurbo

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

Pls answer this why commercial forestry started in India by colonial government?

1. British needed forest wood in order to build ships and railways.
2.For the develpoment of plantation.
3.They wanted more income from forest.

Asked by Mehul

May 17

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 10 month(s) ago

Write about the social life of people of Bastar?

The life of Bastar people was affected by the declaration of forests as reserved areas in 1908, by the British.

Only government contractors were allowed to take forest timber for the construction of

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Asked by Adithyan

Mar 6

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 11 month(s) ago

Which policies were implemented on the forests of Asia and Africa since 1980?

The following developments have come about in forestry after 1980:
Governments in Asia and Africa have become more concerned about the rights of forest communities.
They have  realised that keep...

Asked by Altaf Ali

Feb 17

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 1 month(s) ago

What are the various reasons of deforestation in India?

Cause of Deforestation
Population explosion
Large areas of forests have been cleaned for agriculture, factories, road and rail tracks, industries, mining and quarrying have seriously affected the

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Asked by Sejal

Jan 3

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