Widespread adoption of tree farming, particularly of short rotation species suitable for matchwood such as hybrid poplars in northern India and Ailanthus malabarica in South India should also be promoted.
Ina French chemist began making matches using phosphorusan element that had been discovered accidently by a German alchemist in
The mixture stuck to the stick and burst into flames when he tried to scrape it off.
The production of wax matches has so far remained restricted due to the high cost of wax paper, about Rs 20, per ton at present, and the very high ad valorem excise on wax paper of
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