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Old May 13th, 2014, 03:00 PM
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Default Re: UP Forest Research Institute

Forestry Research in Uttar Pradesh was started in the year 1918.The Research Laboratory was established at Kanpur in 1970.

Research Areas:
Development of suitable Agro-Forestry Models.
Development of Suitable Planting Techniques for Refractory Areas.
Ecology and Pollution related studies.
Evaluation of suitability of various Silvicultural Systems.
ex-situ as well as in-situ conservation of Medicinal Plants.
Increasing Productivity of the Forests through Tree improvement programmes.
Planting Material Improvement.
Publications of Technical Bulletins as well as Lab. to land leaflets.
Standardization of Cultivation Techniques of some important Medicinal Plants.
Supply of Quality Seeds.

Achievements
Improvement in nursery technology and use of root trainers for producing quality seedlings and Clonal multiplication of tree species like Eucalyptus, Dalbergia sissoo, Bamboo etc.
Ecological survey of Dudhava National Park and Bird Sanctuaries of Samaspur and Nawabganj.
Determination of calorific values, wood density and burning properties of 100 tree species.
Studies of root behavior of different tree species in usar area
Study of D.sissii mortality in estern Utter Predesh
Evaluation of azadirechtin rich neem seed zones available in different ecosystems.
Study of fire as a management tool for enchancing the productivity of D. strictus forests of Vindhyan Region.
Climatological studies including establishment of metiorological observatories and recording of various metiorologicals parameters.
Study on forest hydrology and watershed management including water uptake and biomass production relationship.
Development of new poplar clones and research on suitability of poplar clones indifferent Agro-Climatic zones.
Establishment of seed production Area, seedling seed production area, and clonal seed orchard of Eucalyptus hybrid, Tectona grandis, Bombax ceiba, Dalbergia sissoo, Acacia nilotica and prosopis juliflora.
Supply of quality seed to different forest divisions.
Developing technique for Vermicomposting with the help of red-worms.
Suitable models for afforestation of saline-alkali soils (user), ravines & brakish water areas of Utter Pradesh.

Contact Details:
Office of the PCCF UP,
17, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow 226001, Ph-0522 2206168
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