Mpingo, the Music Tree
It's central east Africa their lives, a small slow growing scruffy tree that residents called Pingo from this while he for the tree. And bingo is true to its namesake. With would that ranges from reddish to appear black and bingo would gains remarkable stability from the layer of sap would that divides its bark from its inner hardwood is heartedness has been the factor in both the trees success hand is endangerment for the last hundred years or so and bingo would has been the primary material used to make clarinets and other small woodwind instruments and midday commotion markets, but in Pingo trees, take seventy five to one hundred years to reach harvestable size and rates of harvest have far outstripped the trees, slow growth. One two thousand nine study found that poor conservation as left these grassland juries with low germination rates that result in decreased biodiversity the trees need, gene diversity that keep their populations productive. It's important to point out that this Blackwood variety of African rosewood came through popular. Pretty after the Central American Evans. Coca Swad was depleted in the early nineteen hundreds it had been stable for woodwind instrument manufacturing up to that point. But intens Aena where Pingo is the national tree. Conservation helps to keep it from being threatened one effort called clarinets for conservation uses music education to inform young Tanzanians about the importance of their national tree and how to get involved in protecting natural resources. Also, farmers flat and Pingo and lowlands or the tree can easily withstand grass fires that other plants often cannot their efforts helped the trio music to continue to thrive. This moment of science comes from Indiana University. I'm Don glass.