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Forests in Kadapa (YSR) District

The forest area in Kadapa district is 5,050 km². It is 32.87% of the district area. The forests of the district are of a dry deciduous type. The deciduous forests are very open and have a luxuriant undergrowth of grass. The overall condition of the forest in the district is not very

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Red wood Smugglers change routes to skip cops

Kadapa: Red sanders smuggling goes on unabated in YSR district as smugglers have changed routes to export the precious wood to Chennai and Bengaluru. Earlier, smugglers used to export red sanders from Kadapa to Chittoor district. But frequent raids by poli-ce and forest officials compelled the culprits to smuggle these through Kadiri. Smugglers are often transporting them under papayas, mangoes and …

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