Written By Fazeel Ahmed Khan
Importance of Trees
Trees grow throughout the world from hot topical region to extreme cold region around the equator. They grow both in good soil and poor soil. They also grow in desert, swamps, along shores and at the mountain elevation of several thousand feet. Trees may grow singly but under some natural conditions they often grow in stand consists of one species or of a mixture of species. Trees are of different heights and widths. Some trees have tendency to grow taller and some have shorter. Some have thin and some have thick branches. Although some trees grow by bending downward and some grow straight upward. Different trees have their different characteristics, benefits and uses also. Trees provided many benefits not only to us but to other natural creations. Trees have many ecological functions. The most important ecological function of ...view middle of the document...
Trees and forest also provide habitat, protection and food for many plants and animal species. They play an important role in global climate and atmosphere regulations. They absorbs carbon dioxide (CO2) gas and released oxygen (O2) gas which is the basic and the
Written By Fazeel Ahmed Khan
most important need of every human being and is necessary for life. In regions extreme with, they serves as wind break or as shade against the sun. Trees have many economic uses. They provide benefits to the country’s economy and stabilization of industries. Lumber from trees is the most widely used material in the building of houses and other structures. Many trees yield edible fruits and nuts such as oranges, mangoes, apple, peaches, coconuts, almonds, hickory nuts, pecans, avocadoes, grapefruits and much more. Trees and their fruits are also the source of many commercial Waxes and oils including olive oil, coconut oil, mustard oil and others. Also the fruits of trees are essential for shopkeeper and farmers for their business. Trees trunks are tapped for sap a liquid that circulates in plants which is used in making such products as maple syrup, rubber and turpentine. The barks of certain trees are sources of cork and spies. Many trees yield important medicines such as quinine (a malaria drug). The bark of yew tree is the source of the drug taxol which in 1992 was approved for treating ovarian cancer. In short trees are important source of industries of any kind and used widely in their production of other goods. Trees are also a main source of material for chemical industries. Chemical materials produced by trees are used in tanning leather and in the manufacturing of inks, medicines, dyes and wood alcohol. Trees are used in landscaping homes, parks and highways. Trees are the gift of mankind by nature and we as a human being must have duty to take care of this gift. Growing trees more and more helps increase in their growth which provides us many of our basic necessities.
“Trees are the gift of nature to us and taking care of this gift is our responsibilities.”