Forestry Technologies



The Dean,
Forest college & Research Institute,


1. NSP Project- Coordinated experiment on seed processing entitled- Development of harvest, post harvest technology for Jatropha seed(Jatropha curcas) 2007-08
2. Development of high yielding Casuarina clones and screening alternate pulpwood species Shesayee Paper Board, Erode 2004-2009
3. Productivity improvement of Eucalyptus as pulpwood through clonal forestry Tamilnadu Newsprint private Limited January-2006 to December 2009
4. National Network project on integrated development of jatropha and karanja Government of India - NOVOD January-2005 to March-2007
5. Development of elite planting material and model plantation at FC&RI Jan-2005 to March-2008
6. Network project on Tree Borne seed Government of India – ICAR March 2005 to February 2009
7. Breeding and Biotechnological approaches for the improvement of Jatropha genetic resources GOI-Department of Biotechnology 2007-2010
8. Promotion and popularization of biofuel plants for wasteland afforestation at FC&RI,  Mettupayam GOI-NMIT April 2008-March2011
9. Screening superior genotypes of Eucalyptus for Bio-drainage through Eco-physiological Approaches GOI-Ministry of  Water Resources 2004 to 2009 
10. A value chain on industrial agroforestry in Tamilnadu NAIP June 2008 – June 2012
11. AICRP on Agroforestry Started @ 1983. Continuously progressed  as Five years scheme
12. Bioremediation of distillery spent wash and its long term impact on soil, crop and groundwater quality in Kancheepuram District. M/S. Mohan Breweries & Distillery Ltd., Chennai. 2006-2009
13. ICAR-Frontline Demonstration Scheme on underutilized crops(Grain amaranthus and Rice bean) ICAR Permanent
14. Screening and Evaluation of Genetic of Bixa orellana in terms of  Bixins content Department of Science and Technology 2008-2011
15. Mass multiplication and Clonal evaluation of Bamboos for higher fiber yield. ITC-Ltd, PSPD, Bhadrachalam, Andhra Pradesh 2005-2008
16. DUS-Developing DUS Testing criteria and gene bank establishment for tree species. GOI-Protection of Plant Varties and Farmers Rights Authority, New Delhi. 2006-2007
17. Scheme on Self Employment and Entrepreneurship Development among Farm Woman and Tribals by imparting training on production of Vermicompost and Mycorrhizal Biofertilizers. GOI-Department of Biotechnology 2007-2010  
18. Development and Promotion of suitable Simarouba with Medicinal plants based agroforestry models for different Agroclimate zone of Tamil Nadu GOI sponsored DBT – National Medicinal Plants Board June 2005 – March 2009
19. FB Scheme on Development of High Yielding Casuarina Clones and Screening Alternate Pulpwood Species Sheshayee Paper and Board Ltd., Namakkal District. 2004 – 2009
20. National Network on Integrated development of Jatropha and Karanja. NOVOD 2004-05 started (Network project, Continuous one)
21. Development of Elite planting materials and plantation. NOVOD 2005 to 2009
22. Utilization of Industrial effluents for wasteland afforestation through Biodiesel and Industrial wood plantation. Department of Environment 2005-06 to 2006-07
23. Micropropagation  and Mass Multiplication of Melia, Albizzia and DNA Finger printing of sandal, teak, neem and nelli. State Forest Department    completed
24. Research and Development for promotion and improvement of Jatropha curcas and Pongamia piñata for Biodiesel. M/S, Bannari Amman sugars Ltd., Coimbatore 2007-08 to 2011-12

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