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Ivory Wood Tree: A nature’s gift for making Channapatna toys
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Ivory Wood Tree: A nature’s gift for making Channapatna toys

July 8, 2018

Text & photographs by Dr. Mahadeswara Swamy, Scientist There are trees known as multipurpose trees (MPT) used for different purposes.  A few provide timber for commercial purposes but endowed with medicinal properties besides being ornamental. “The Ivory Wood” tree, used for making Channapatna toys, belongs to this category. The wood turns to ivory colour with…


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