The Mahogany Tree (Swietenia Mahagony) is regarded as a beautiful shade tree. These elegant, fragrant trees form rounded, uniform crowns, make really cool trees of shade. Mahogany trees grow over a period of 10 years, from 60 to 80 feet in the Indian climate. Fruits, leaves, and bark are used for medicinal purposes such as malaria, diarrhea, cancer, anemia, and diabetes, as well as they can be utilized as mosquito repellents.
The Mahogany tree has a simple, perfect, even grain, and is fairly free of pockets. Its brownish-red hue darkens over time, and it gives reddish shine post-processing.Mahogany is well known for its colour and workability.
It bends and sands with ease, and is surprisingly stable. Mahogany is the number one preference of wood across the globe for high-end furniture. Mahogany wood is famous for veneers, musical instruments, cabinetry, carving Mahogany are one of the rarest natural tonewoods). Sales prices for Mahogany wood mainly depend on the species, the quality, and the source of wood.
Today, India is in the grips of a naturally delicate situation that affects every season. Chaturveda strives to restore natural equilibrium and keep soil 100% fertile and organic. It would also lead to reducing global warming and minimizing various diseases caused by climate.
In addition to a number of other advantages, the tree owns a high commercial value. The mahogany tree can be harvested, and after good five or ten years, it can be sold for an average of Rs. 20,000 and Rs 30,000 based on the region. The mahogany tree offers many benefits such as brisk growth, counteracts soil erosion, keeping roads asphalted roads intact, and is used to make furniture and musical instruments, especially acoustic guitars.
The tall and sinuous mahogany trees largely contribute to the blending of the multilevel ecosystem as mahogany plantations around conventional seasonal crops help in limiting water and soil erosion and thus, allowing healthy growth of paddy, maize, cassava, banana, and wheat cultivation. Therefore, it completely rejects the principles of the open land plantation.
India lacks adequate timber productivity and is expected to experience serious shortages in the years to come. About 88% of wood is used in India is imported, almost 153 million cubic metres wood every year.. This very fact drives huge prospects of the timber market to explore, both nationally and internationally, with rising living standards of mahogany farmers in our country.
Chaturveda aims at total eradication of carbon gas emissions, evolving greenhouse effects in order to counter the harmful outcomes of ecological imbalances as well as environmental pollution and to create a safe, healthy, eco-friendly, and environmentally sustainable climate for the region. Mahogany tree plantation can be seen as a long-term agro-industry, perceived as an insurance policy, or as a retirement fund without a premium.
The concept of agroforestry is the most suitable way to increase soil firmness and productivity as well, and it’s the ideal coupling between environment and economy.
The mixed plantation concept is ideally suited concerning Mahogany, as it is less prone to shoot borer attacks, which is more common in the case of mahogany cultivation.