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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), | 0
Year : 2015 | Volume: 7 | Issue: 4 | Pages : 190-192

Medicinal plant development area in Doddabetta Nilgiri north forest division,
Tamil Nadu - an Overview

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The Medicinal Plant Development Area (MPDA) in Doddabetta covers an area of 195.32 ha and falls in the revenue villages
of Udhagai Rural, Thuneri and Thummanatty of the Nilgiris district. Cinchona plantation was established in the Nilgiris,
a century ago to produce large quantities of quinine sulphates, the prime anti-malarial drug. In over a century and quarter
of its existence it has saved millions of lives.

Keywords: Cinchona, Doddabetta, Medicinal Plant, MPDA, Nigiris, Quinine, Shola

Citation: *, ( 2015), Medicinal plant development area in Doddabetta Nilgiri north forest division,
Tamil Nadu - an Overview. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 7(4): 190-192

Received: 2016-05-13 06:46:51; Accepted: 2016-05-13 06:46:59;
Published: 13/05/2016

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