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The people resurrecting India's ancient fruit trees
20/10/2022 04:08 PM | Click to read full article
India's fruit trees are under threat, but a community of gardeners is using an old trick to save them – and even bring some back from the dead.Grafting can occur naturally as well. Tribal members have been known to intertwine and repair the roots manually through grafting as well.
In Kannapuram, when other villagers learnt of Machathi’s success in reviving the mangos of the ancient tree, they offered to pitch in to help document and revive other dying varieties as well.