Vegetal profile of natural plant succession and artificially revegetated limestone mines of Himachal Pradesh, India

Studies carried out in Sal forest of Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh revealed that the artificially reclaimed sites develop much faster in terms of soil and vegetation as compared to abandoned mines. The community developed on artificially reclaimed site was altogether different from the naturally occurring one but the naturally reclaimed site was approaching slowly towards the climax species.