Jodha of Mandore

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Name: Jodha of Mandore
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Reclaiming the desert

Back in the 1930s, a modernising maharajah went up in his two-seater Tiger Moth plane to scatter bagfuls of mesquite seed in order to green his desert kingdom in Rajasthan.The Prosopis juliflora variety of the mesquite that the flying maharajah planted ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Reclaiming the Rajasthan desert from a voracious Mexican plant

_ TheMehrangarh Fort from the Park in Rajasthan, India, June 2014 where the Prosopis juliflora has thrived. Photograph: Maseeh Rahman Long after a 19th-century English watercolourist painted the massive outcrop of barren volcanic rocks on which the formidable ... [Published - Jul 28 2014]

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