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FORESTRY RESEARCH - THRUST AREAS
 
Tamil Nadu Forest Department has evolved problem solving, cost effective, adoptable, and location specific action research programs over the years from 1919.
Bio mass productivity, poverty alleviation and downstream employment generation has been the focus of Forestry sector in the state.
main research focus
TREE IMPROVEMENT Introduction Trial
Progeny Trial
Clonal Evaluation Trial
Seed orchard
Genetic combing
Sandal nucleus plot
BIO-DIVERSITY CONSERVATION Monoculture to polyculture
Sandal nucleus plot
Population Dynamic Study
MEDICINAL PLANT CONSERVATION Assemblage of Germplasm
Medicinal Plant seed centre &
Research on seed handling
AFFORESTATION PROGRAMMES Wasteland development
Coastal afforestation with shelterbelt
Assemblage of Native fodder
Energy plantation
SOIL NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT Organic farming
Integrated nutrient management
SILVICULTURE Pre- sowing seed management
Nursery technology
Espacement trial
Vegetative propagation
Ideal planting techniques
NTFP RESEARCH  
FOREST UTILISATION Post harvest timber management
Economic appraisal of Minor Forest
Produce
ENVIRONMENTAL  MANAGEMENT Pollution control studies
Bio-remediation of polluted habitats
   
 
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