Forthcoming Events

 International Conference on ‘Advances In Chemistry And Biology Of Carbohydrates’ (CARBO XXXV) Organized by Chemistry & Bioprospecting Division, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun from 4th December to 5th December 2021  updated: 02 December 2021

 Training Course on "Statistical Methods and Data Analysis through R-Software" from 17 – 21 January, 2022 by Division of Forestry Statistics, Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education, Dehradun   updated: 22 November 2021

 Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat (Assam) is organizing Skill Development Trainings on Bamboo Shoot Processing and Value Addition from November, 2021 to March, 2022   updated: 08 November 2021

 Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat (Assam) is organizing trainings on Agarwood Cultivation and Artificial Inoculation from December 21 2021 to March 2022  updated: 08 November 2021

 Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur (M.P.) Invites you for the National Conference (virtual mode) On “Value addition and Marketing of NTFPs” under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav on 16th December 2021 with revised date for abstract submission  updated: 21 October 2021

 ENVIS Resource Partner on Forest Genetic Resources & Tree Improvement at the Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB), Coimbatore is offering the following Green Skill Development Programmes during November 2021 to January 2022  updated: 07 October 2021

 Short Term Training Courses Calendar for the year 2021-22 of Forest Research Institute, Dehradun  updated: 19 May 2021

Updates from ICFRE Institutes

 A Report on "Digital Observance of World Soil Day 2021" by IFGTB ENVIS on 3rd December 2021  IFGTB:   03 December 2021

 A Report on release of Short Film on Recycling waste and supporting livelihoods: A tribal development initiative of IFGTB, Coimbatore  IFGTB:   03 December 2021

 A Report on "Celebration of Indian Constitution Day" at Institute of Forest Productivity, Ranchi on 26th November, 2021  IFP:   02 December 2021

 A Seminar Report on “Importance of Minor Forest Product” under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on 18.11.2021 organized by Institute of Forest Productivity, Ranchi  IFP:   02 December 2021

 A Report on "Celebration of Indian Constitution Day" at Institute of Forest Biodiversity, Hyderabad on 26th November, 2021  IFB:   02 December 2021

 A Report on Photography Competition organized under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav from 30 October 2021 to 05 November 2021 at Institute of Forest Biodiversity, Hyderabad  IFB:   02 December 2021

 Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding has organised the eighth edition of Dr. S. Kedharnath Memorial Lecture on 29th November 2021  IFGTB:   02 December 2021

 A Report on "Celebration of Indian Constitution Day" at Arid Forest Research Institute, Jodhpur on 26th November, 2021  AFRI:   02 December 2021

 A Report on Proceeding of Educational tour Trainee Range Forest Officers of Forest Training Academy, Haldwani, Uttarakhand at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla  HFRI:   01 December 2021

 A Report on "Celebration of Communal Harmony Week" at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla  HFRI:   01 December 2021

 A Report on "Celebration of Indian Constitution Day" at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 26th November, 2021  HFRI:   01 December 2021

 A Report of Educational tour of B.Sc. Forestry Students of Forest College and Research Institute, Mulugu, Hyderabad at Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla  HFRI:   01 December 2021

 A Report on "Bhimal training conducted at Bhatauli village, Kemptyfall, Mussorie by Extension Division, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun  FRI:   30 November 2021

 A Report on Workshop on Livelihood generation through natural resources for local community organized by Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur  TFRI:   30 November 2021

 A Report on ‘A group of ACF Trainees of Central Academy of State Forest Services, Coimbatore, Batch-2020-22’ Visit at Tropical Forest Research InstituteJabalpur  TFRI:   30 November 2021

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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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