Shreeji Sandalwood Farm has standardized nursery practices to raise quality seedlings of sandalwood. Seed collection, handling, storage and germination methods have been standardized in Shreeji Sandalwood Farm after a series of nursery experiments. Fresh sandal fruits are collected from Shreeji Sandalwood Farm seed collection areas, which includes grafted cl
Santalum album is a commercially important species for its oil and medicinal properties. IWST has developed cost effective package of practice for raising model sandal plantations with horticultural species as secondary host from Quality planting material (QPM) stock of sandal seedlings raised in IWST nursery and is disseminating this complete technology package to end users/stakeholders.
Sandal (Santalum album L. or East Indian sandalwood) can be considered as one of the world’s most valuable commercial timber.
The species is quite hardy, can grow in dry and degraded lands and over a variety of soils, it has potential to grow in combination with horticultural species as secondary hosts.
Indian sandal (Santalum album L) is considered best superior quality oil.
Sandalwood (Santalum album L.) is a valuable tree associated with Indian culture. It is the second most expensive wood in the world