Consider the following statements about Sea buckthorn:
- It is a deciduous shrub used for soil erosion control
- Cultivation of sea buckthorn is a mega project under Green India Mission
- Sea buckthorn grows mostly in the Himalayan region
Which of the above statements are correct?
Sea buckthorn is a deciduous shrub, and an ideal plant for soil erosion. It is a medicinal plant found in the Himalayan region. Our country holds tremendous potential in respect of Sea buckthorn fruit production and diverse varieties which have health-promoting properties and can play a crucial role in preventing soil erosion and help nitrogen fixation in cold and desert areas.
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