Forthcoming Events

 One day National Workshop on “Forestry Interventions in Eco-Rehabilitation” to be organized by Forest Research Centre for Eco-Rehabilitation, Prayagraj on 03rd March, 2020 with an objective of saving the soil cover and increasing the productivity of the forests   updated: 12 February 2020

 KISAN MELA - 2020 scheduled to be held at FRI, Dehradun on 20-21 March 2020  updated: 31 January 2020

 Training Program on “Bamboo Propagation and Management” to be conducted during 12th February, 2020 to 20th March, 2020 by Forest Research Centre for Eco-Rehabilitation, Prayagraj under Green Skill Development Program (GSDP) of Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Govt of India   updated: 27 January 2020

 Calendar of short term Training Courses in 2020 at Forest Research Institute, Dehradun  updated: 24 January 2020

 Training program under Umbrella Scheme funded by Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Government of India for Forestry Training and Capacity Building to be organized by Forest Research Center - Eco-Rehabilitation, Prayagraj, between 14-20 February, 2020  updated: 20 January 2020

 Re-schedule of training programme on, "Value Addition & Marketing of Non Timber Forest Products (Plant Origin): NTFP Products/ Medicinal Plants" to be organized at AFRI, Jodhpur will be held from 29th January to 16th February, 2020 now  updated: 14 January 2020

 Training under Green Skill Development Programme, sponsored by MoEF&CC, Govt. of India, to be conducted by RFRI, Jorhat from 3rd February, 2020  updated: 06 January 2020

 ENVIS Centre on Forest Genetic Resources & Tree Improvement at the Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB), Coimbatore offering three Green Skill Development Programmes during November 2019 to March 2020.  updated: 01 October 2019

 Short Term Training Course Calender for the year 2019-20 of Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bangalore.  updated: 13 May 2019

 Training Calender for the year 2019-20 of Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla.  updated: 30 April 2019

Updates from ICFRE Institutes

 A Report on Visit of two batch of IFS Probationers (2019 batch) from IGNFA, Dehradun at AFRI Jodhpur on 17th & 20th February 2020  AFRI:   25 February 2020

 A report of Three day training programme on “Forest Management” sponsored by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change from 18.02.2020 to 20.02.20  IFP:   25 February 2020

  A Report on Awareness Program conducted by Institute of Forest Biodiversity (IFB), Hyderabad for students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sanganth (KVS), Dundigal No - 2 on 14th February, 2020 under PRAKRITI program  IFB:   24 February 2020

 A Report on one day Training Program organized by Institute of Forest Productivity, Ranchi on 03.02.2020 at Forest Training School, Mahilong on the topic "Generating Livelihood through Lacquer Farming" under Van Vigyan Kendra  IFP:   19 February 2020

  Educational Exposure visit of students of Kendriya Vidyalaya IVRI, Bareilly,UP to Forest Research Institute, Dehradun on 15th February, 2020 under "PRAKRITI" Programme   FRI:   18 February 2020

  Educational Exposure visit of students of Kendriya Vidyalaya AFS, Bareilly,UP to Forest Research Institute, Dehradun on 13th February, 2020 under "PRAKRITI" Programme  FRI:   17 February 2020

 A Report on Interactive Training organized by Forest Research Centre for Coastal Ecosystem, Visakhapatnam at Nausenabaugh KV 1 near Gandhi gram post on Biodiversity and Ecological Issues on January 10, 2020 under PRAKRITI Program  FRC-CE:   14 February 2020

 A Report on short term training programme on ‘Wood Protection’ conducted by Institute of Wood Science and Technology; Bengaluru from 3-7 February 2020  IWST:   14 February 2020

 A Report on five days’ training program on “Sandalwood – Seed Handling, Nursery & Plantation Technology” from 10th to 14th February, 2020 organized by Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bengaluru  IWST:   14 February 2020

 A report on Scientific Seminar on topic “Forest Medicines useful in Health Protection: Production, Value Addition and Medicinal Use" organized by Forest Research Centre for Eco-Rehabilitation, Prayagraj, courtesy of Dabur India Ltd. at Maghmela Camp of the institution, located at Parade Ground, Prayagraj on 05/02/2020  FRC-ER:   14 February 2020

  A Report of the Lecture Competition held on the topic "Constitutional Duties of the Citizens" organized by Institute of Forest Productivity, Ranchi under Indian Constitution Awareness Campaign to commemorate the 70th year of Indian Constitution on 30/01/2020  IFP:   14 February 2020

 A Report on Educational Exposure visit of students of Kendriya Vidyalaya NER, Bareilly, UP to Forest Research Institute, Dehradun on 12th February 2020 Under "PRAKRITI" programme  FRI:   14 February 2020

 A Report on Educational Exposure visit of students of Kendriya Vidyalaya JRC, Bareilly, UP to Forest Research Institute, Dehradun on 11th February 2020 Under "PRAKRITI" programme  FRI:   14 February 2020

 A Report on training programme on “Agroforestry Models” for farmers and Stakeholders organized by Institute of Forest Biodiversity (IFB), Hyderabad at Extension Building of the Institute on 10th January, 2020  IFB:   14 February 2020

 A Report on Awareness Program conducted by Institute of Forest Biodiversity (IFB), Hyderabad for students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sanganth (KVS), Dundigal No - 1 on 09 January, 2020 under PRAKRITI program  IFB:   14 February 2020

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ICFRE Technologies

  Biopesticides

Tree PALH is a biopesticide product which has been developed as an alternative to chemical pesticides for the management of insect pests of forestry importance. Use of Hydnocarpic acid as biopesticide is first of its kind and combination with neem oil and essential oil of Lantana is a new approach.

  Tree Rich Biobooster- An alternate potting mixture for plant production.

“Tree Rich Biobooster” is a comprehensive potting mixture provides requisite nutrients and protects plants from pest and diseases. It is made from coconut fiber waste duly decomposed and enriched with all nutrients through various beneficial microbes.

  ArborEasyTM DNA Isolation Kit

ArborEasy® DNA isolation kit is a spin column based genomic DNA isolation kit. ArborEasy® is a registered trademark.  The isolation Kit provides an indigenous, nonbio-hazardous, low cost pin column based system for isolation of plant genomic DNA from wide range of tissue types, specifically tree tissues.  
 

  Commercialization of Clones of Casuarinas and Eucalyptus

Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB), is working on genetic improvement of Eucalyptus, Casuarina, Acacias and fast growing native tree species.  This targeted research is carried out in close collaboration with the Paper industries and farmers to meet the raw material demand and increase the farm income. 

  Conservation and Species Restoration of Critically Endangered Medicinal Plant

Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhandari, commonly known as guggal, is a medicinally important desert species of the family burseraceae. It is a well known for its valuable active principle found in its oleo-gum-resin (guggulsterone E and Z), which are used in drugs preparation for lowering the cholesterol level in human body.

  TFRI Tricho cards

Fresh eggs of rice moth, Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton) (Lepidptera : Pyralidae) were pasted on paper cards and hanged in teak forests for 2-3 days during last week of June in Udaipur (compartment No. 298 RF), Kalpi Forest Range, Mandla Forest Division, MP. 

  Management of white grubs in teak nurseries

Teak (Tectona grandis) is one of the major forest timber tree species in central Indian states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Orissa. In central India, the preferred planting material is root-shoot rather than teak seedlings grown in root trainers. 

  Production and distribution of biofertilizers of microbial origin

Bio-fertilizers or microbial inoculants are preparations containing live or latent cells of efficient strains of nitrogen fixing, mineral solubilizing, or cellulolytic microbes used for application to seed, soil or composting areas to augment the extent of availability of nutrients to plants. Biofertilizer has been extensively applied and accepted worldwide in agricultural crops, however, its application in forest tree species remains restricted. 

  Seed Technology of Juniperus polycarpos (Himalayan Pencil Cedar)

Juniperus polycarpos C. Koch is an important indigenous conifer of North-Western Himalayan Region, commonly known as “Himalayan Pencil Cedar”. The seeds of this species have dormancy which affects its germination. Technology for breaking seed dormancy has been developed at HFRI during last 5 years.

  Macro-proliferation technique for Kutki Multiplication

Picrorhiza kurrooa, Royle ex Benth. commonly known as Kutki is an important temperate medicinal plant found in western Himalayas, which has a great potential for commercial cultivation in higher temperate regions (above 2700 mts.).

  Macro-proliferation technique for Mushakbala Multiplication

Valeriana jatamansi, Jones commonly known as Mushakbala is an important temperate medicinal plant species found in western Himalayas and possesses great potential for commercial cultivation. The species can be easily grown by seeds but the vegetative propagation has scientific advantage over sexual propagation

  Integrated Pest Management of Deodar Defoliator (Ectropis deodarae Prout)

Deodar (Cedrus deodara), one of the most valuable and dominant conifer species of the North-western Himalaya at certain intervals gets affected by a defoliator, Ectropis deodarae Prout, (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). This key pest seriously affects the younger crops in deodar forests.

  Intercropping of temperate medicinal plants with horticultural plantation

The interspaces in the orchards of high hill temperate region can be better utilized and economic benefit from the orchards can be enhanced by intercropping selected commercially important medicinal plants.

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