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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences

Year: 2004  |  Volume: 7  |  Issue: 1  |  Page No.: 14 - 16

Socio-environmental Implications of the Establishment of Roadside Plantation at Jhang Road, Faisalabad

Aamir Nawaz, D.M. Zahid, Muhammad Qasim and Shakeel Ahmed

Abstract

Study on the extent of establishment of roadside plantation was carried out at Jhang Road Faisalabad during 2000. The study was aimed at finding out possible solutions to degraded conditions of Jhang Roadside plantation, through field survey (site survey) and social survey (evaluation of public perception). It was also intended to be helpful in future planning involving plantation in the cities in particular along roads. It was concluded that for sustainable roadside plantation, future planning should be carried out, taking into account, public perception and local conditions. At the same time management of the plantation should be improved by the employment of professionals as well.

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