वर्षा वन अनुसंधान संस्थान, जोरहाट, असम(भारत)
Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat

List Of Concluded Projects

Sl. No.

Title of the Project

Principal Investigator

Period/

year of

Commencement

Year of Conclusion

  1.  

Conservation of indigenous poplars in India.

Funding Agency: FAO

RFRI

1997

1998

  1.  

ICFRE – IDRC Research Project on Himalayas eco-rehabilitation.

Funding Agency: IDRC

RFRI

1997

March, 2000

  1.  

UNDP project – Strengthening and development ICFRE

Funding Agency: UNDP

RFRI

8 Years

Sept., 1992

June, 2000

  1.  

Introduction and Genetic improvement of selected species.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri N. D. Khobragade

3 Years

March, 2001

  1.  

Study of changes in micro-flora including mycorrhizae due to shifting cultivation.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Shri R. K. Borah

3 Years

March, 2001

  1.  

Studies on VAM association of economically important forest tree species in wet evergreen forests of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Shri R. K. Borah

3 Years

March, 2001

  1.  

Study of the disease of important tree species in nurseries, plantations and natural forests of North- eastern region of India.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Shri R. K. Borah

 

3 Years

March, 2001

  1.  

Bioecological studies on insect pest of some important tree species and their natural enemies.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Dr. Sudhir Singh

4 Years

March, 2001

  1.  

Studies on the micro-faunal components of litter ecosystem and their changes in relation to shifting cultivation.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Dr. Sumit Chakrabarti

2 Years

March, 2001

  1.  

Bioecological studies on the predatory efficiency of certain carnivorous Lepidoptera of Assam.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Dr. Sumit Chakrabarti

3 Years

 

March, 2001

  1.  

Microbial control of forest insect pests of Northeast India.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Dr. Sudhir Singh

3 Years

March, 2001

  1.  

Biological control of Calopepla leayana (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) a major pest of Gmelina arborea.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Dr. Sudhir Singh

3 Years

March, 2001

  1.  

Preparation of Atlas of forest insect pests of Northeast India.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Dr. Sudhir Singh

3 Years

March, 2001

  1.  

Control of nursery pest with synthetic and microbial insecticides.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Dr. S. Chakraborti

3 Years

March ,2001

  1.  

Study of successional changes in plant communities under shifting cultivation.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Dr. Jasbir Singh

3 Years

March, 2001

  1.  

Study of changes in morphological, physical and chemical properties of soil under shifting cultivation.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Dr. Jasbir Singh

3 Years

March, 2001

  1.  

Survey and Evaluation of selected species for Energy Plantation in North-east Region of India.

Funding Agency: Ministry of Non-Energy Source

Shri N.N. Zhasa

3 Years

1999

March, 2002

  1.  

Resource enhancement and processing of Cane and Bamboos suitable for handicrafts.

Funding Agency: UNDP

Dr. K. G. Prasad

 

3 years

2000

March, 2002

  1.  

Genetic Conservation and Improvement of bamboo and cane.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. K. C. Pathak

4 Years

1999

March, 2002

  1.  

Integrated Disease Management of forest tree species in nurseries and plantations of Northeastern region of India.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Shri R. K. Borah

2 Years

March, 2002

  1.  

Isolation and Evaluation of Rhizobium strains from leguminous forest trees in nurseries of three districts of Assam.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Dr. Jasbir Singh

2 Years

March, 2002

  1.  

Effect of Bacillus thuringiensis (bt) on Calopepla leayana- a monophagous pest of Gmelina arborea and generation of transgenic G. arborea containing bt. Gene.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Dr. R. Sett

2 Years

March, 2002

  1.  

Recycling of forest based organic matter into value added compost.

Funding Agency: World Bank

Shri R. K. Borah

2 Years

March,2002

  1.  

Clonal propagation of important forest species.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Ashok Kumar

4 Years

March, 2002

  1.  

Study of seed biology of selected forest species of Northeast India.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. (Ms) M. Kundu

5 Years

1998

March, 2003

  1.  

Genetic improvement of Dipterocarpus retusus for higher merchantable biomass.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Ajay Thakur

5 Years

1998

March, 2003

  1.  

Genetic improvement of Gmelina arborea.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Ashok Kumar

5 Years

1998

March, 2003

  1.  

High value merchantable biomass production of teak through genetic improvement.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri V. K. W.

Bachpai

4 Years

1999

March, 2003

  1.  

Ecological monitoring of diversity and the strategy of conserving thereof in Kaziranga National Park of Assam.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. P. K. Khatri

4 Years

1999

March, 2003

  1.  

Evaluation of current status of Tropical Moist Forest for their sustainable utilization with special reference to Dipterocarpus.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. S. Trivedi

4 Years

1999

March, 2003

  1.  

Fertilizer response studies in nursery for some important tree species of Northeast. Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri B. Goala

 

4 Years

1999

March, 2003

  1.  

Standardization of nursery technique for selected bamboo species of Northeast India.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri S. Pattanaik

4 Years

1999

Sept.,2003

 

  1.  

Integrated nutrient management in Shifting cultivation soil through green manuring and inorganic fertilizer.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Jasbir Singh

 

3 Years

2000

Nov., 2003

  1.  

Management of seed and soil borne disease of Gmelina arborea and Dipterocarpus retusus in nursery.

Funding Agency: World Bank.

Dr. A. N. Singh

3 Years

1999

March,2004

  1.  

Development of VAM as bio-fertilizer for some economically important forest plant species of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh

Funding Agency: World Bank

Shri R.K. Kalita

3 Years

2000

March,2004

  1.  

Genetic improvement of Khasi pine (Pinus Kesiya).

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Ombir Singh

3 years

2005

August, 2005

  1.  

Growths, biomass and energy production potential of selected energy plantation species.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Jasbir Singh

5 years

2003

Oct.,2005

  1.  

Germplasm evaluation of selected bamboo species for various end uses. Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri A. K. Sarkar/V.K.W. Bachpai

5 years

2001

November, 2005

  1.  

Germplasm collection, conservation & mass multiplication of selected medicinal plants of North East India.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. K.C.Pathak

3 years

2002

Nov., 2005

  1.  

Indigenous knowledge of Angami Tribe in sustainable management of biodiversity in Nagaland, India.

Funding Agency: G.B. Pant

Dr. Jasbir Singh.

3 years

2003

March, 2006

  1.  

Contribution of Nitrogen fixing plants on improvement of abundandant fallow in shifting cultivation.

Funding Agency: G.B. Pant

Dr. Jasbir Singh

 

 

3 years

2003

March, 2006

  1.  

Studies on distribution dynamics of bamboo and canes and their ex-situ conservation.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. K. C. Pathak

3 years

2002

April,  2006

  1.  

Ecological studies on Dipterocarp forest of Gibbon Wild life Sanctuary of Assam.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. S. Trivedi

3 years

2003

April, 2006

  1.  

Capacity building of village level committee for efficient forest resource management through JFM.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Sri. B .K. Pandey

4 years

2002

April, 2006

  1.  

Studies on yield and quality traits of fragrant products from humid-tropical aromatic plants.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Y. C. Tripathi

4 years

2002

April, 2006

  1.  

Assessment of biological diversity of various eco-systems and to establish methods for conservation in the Kaziranga National Park.

Funding Agency :G.B. Pant

   Dr. P.K. Khatri

 

 

 

 

3 years

 2003

 

 

 

July, 2006

  1.  

Development of an eco-friendly strategy for the Management of Calopepla leyana latr. A serious pest of Gmelina arborea (Roxb.)

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. N. Senthil Kumar

 

3 years

2004

 

Feb.2007

  1.  

Reclamation of highly eroded site of Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri D.K. Banerjee

4 years

2003

March, 2007

 

  1.  

Genetic Improvement and Clonal propagation of  Dipterocarpus retusus

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. (Mrs.) Papori Sharma

3 years

2004

April, 2007

  1.  

Control of Soil and River Bank Erosion in Majuli through Bamboo Based Vegetative embankment

Funding Agency: TIFAC

Sri. B .K. Pandey

 

 

 

3 years

2004

 

 

June,2007

  1.  

Stability test of various clones and progenies for different characters in Gmelina arborea

Funding Agency: ICFRE

 

Dr. Ajay Thakur

3 years 6 months

2003

July, 2007

  1.  

Improvement of infrastructural facilities in botanical garden / centers of ex-situ conservation at Deovan, RFRI, Jorhat, Assam

Funding  Agency:  MoEF

Dr. P.K. Khatri

4 years 6 months

2003

July, 2007

  1.  

Augmentation of Entomopathegenic fungi for the management of Calopepla laeyana  on Gmelina arborea: An ecofriendly approach

Funding  Agency :DST

Dr.

N. Senthilkumar

 

 

2 years

2005

 

 

Oct., 2007

  1.  

Study of the current market prices of timber in Nagaland

Funding Agency: MoEF

Dr. A.K. Sarkar

 

 

6 Months

2007

 

 

December, 2007

  1.  

Conservation of productive land and promising flora of Majuli Island inn Brahmaputra river

Funding Agency : GB Pant

Shri B.K. Pandey

5 years

2003

March, 2008

  1.  

Bio-ecological studies of seed insect pests of Dipterocarpus retusus

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr.

N. Senthilkumar

 

3 years

2005

March, 2008

  1.  

Evaluation of different existing land use systems for development of viable economic models in North East India

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri P.K. Kauishik

 

 

 

5 years

2003

 

 

April, 2008

  1.  

Management of Bambusa nutans for enhancing the productivity of marketable culm through silvicultural practices

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri

S. Bordoloi

 

 

 

3 years

2005

 

 

 

June, 2008

  1.  

Development of nursery practices for production of quality planting stock of Bamboos in N.E.

Funding Agency:ICFRE

Shri

D.K. Banerjee

3 years

2005

July, 2008

  1.  

Standardization of nursery technique for Bambusa palida

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr.

K.C. Pathak

2 years

2006

July, 2008

  1.  

The potential role of bamboo species  with reference to carbon sequestration  in Assam and Mizoram

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri H.N. Dhungana

 

3 years

2005

 

August , 2008

  1.  

Diversity and dynamics  of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi and their influence on biomass production of some medicinal and aromatic plants of Assam

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri

R.K. Kalita

 

3 years

& 6 months

2005

 

 

September, 2008

 

 

  1.  

Studies on  structural formation  of  vegetation for the conservation of biodiversity in the Gibbon wild life sanctuary , Assam

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. P.K. Khatri

 

3 years

& 6 months

2005

September, 2008

  1.  

Development of patchouli based viable agro-forestry models of NE region of India.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri

P.K. Kaushik

 

 

3 years & 11 months

2005

 

November, 2008

  1.  

Comparative studies on  natural resistance of bamboos to Biodegradation in Assam

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri D. Gurung

 

 

 

3 years & 6 months

2005

December, 2008

  1.  

Establishment of a Network to facilitate collection, processing and dissemination of statistics pertaining to tropical timber and other forestry parameters in India

Funding Agency: ITTO & ICFRE

Dr. A. K. Sarkar,

 

 

2 years

2006

 

December, 2008

  1.  

Investigation on the formation of agar wood in Aquilaria malaccensis Lamk

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. R.K. Borah

 

 

3 years

2006

 

 

March , 2009

  1.  

Appraisal of tree-crop association pattern in selected jhum areas of NE Region for efficient land use under agroforestry

Funding Agency: ICFRE.

Shri P.K Kaushik,

 

 

 

1 year

2008

 

 

 

March , 2009

  1.  

Investigation on propagation  and cultivation of selected  Rattan Species

Funding Agency: ICFRE.

Dr.T.C. Bhuyan

 

 

3 years

2006

 

May,2009

  1.  

Improvement of degraded shifting cultivation lands through introduction of  Thysanolaena  maxima(Broom grass) along with  Cajanas cajan  as N2 fixing plant.: Funding Agency: ICFRE.

Dr. (Mrs.) Indrani P. Borah

 

 

3 years

2006

 

 

 

June,2009

  1.  

Biological control of Mimosa invisa, a destructive alien weed threatening Kaziranga National Park (Grassland).

Funding AgencyMoEF

Shri R.K. Kalita

 

 

 

3 years

2006

 

 

June, 2009

  1.  

Sustained capacity enhancement of economically backward Scheduled Tribes of North Eastern region through composite R & D technologies

Funding Agency :DST

Shri D.K. Banerjee,

 

 

3 years

2006

 

 

 

July, 2009

  1.  

Validation , testing and locational trials of micro/macro propagated planting stock of selected bamboo species in Northeast India

Funding Agency: DBT

Project Coordinator:

Dr. Y.C. Tripathi

P.I. Dr. Vikash Rana,

5 years

2004

 

 

 

August, 2009

(24-08-2009)

  1.  

Genetic improvement and conservation of genetic resources of some economically more important bamboo species of Northeastern India

Funding Agency: MoEF

Project Coordinator:

Dr. Y.C. Tripathi

P.I.: Dr. Tarachand and Dr. K.C. Pathak

3 years

2006

 

 

October, 2009

(24-10-2009)

  1.  

Documentation of baseline information and restoration of selected stress sties under shifting cultivation through agro forestry in NE INDIA, 

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Vishavjit Kumar

 

3 years

2007

 

March, 2010

  1.  

Establishment of GIS laboratory for systematic creation management and up-gradation of GIS based forestry database of NE India.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Dhrubajyoti Das

 

3 Years

2007

March, 2010

  1.  

Genetic improvement of Acacia mangium for growth characteristics pulp and timber quality.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Tarachand

 

3 Years

2007

March, 2010

  1.  

Assessment of Rattan Diversity and Conservation strategy with reference to Assam

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shr H.R. Bora

 

3 Years

2007

March, 2010

  1.  

Study of reproductive biology and seed production in clonal seed  Orchard  of Gmelina arborea

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Tarachand

 

3 Years

2007

March, 2010

  1.  

Exploration and documentation of indigenous knowledge of phytoresources among mishing tribe of Assam

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. T.C. Bhuyan

 

2 Years

2008

March, 2010

  1.  

Seed production potential seed and seedling quality of planting stock in seedling seed orchards of Dipterocaropus retusus  Syn. D. macrocarpus

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Tarachand

 

2 Years

2008

March, 2010

  1.  

Biodiversity studies of Orthopetera in Kaziranga National Park, Assam

Funding Agency: MoEF

Dr. (Mrs.) Nizara D. Borthakur

 

3 Years 6 months

 2006

March, 2010

  1.  

Survey and selection of desirable genotypes of Aquilaria malaccensis and establishment of their field gene bank.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. (Mrs. ) Papori Sharma

3 years

2007

March, 2010

  1.  

Clonal multiplication of Aquilaria malaccensis Roxb. through in vitro culture including hardening and out planting

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. (Mrs. ) Papori Sharma

3 years and 6 months

2007

September, 2010

  1.  

In vitro induction of essential oil components of Aquilaria malaccensis

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Satyam Bordoloi

3 years and 6 months

2007

September, 2010

  1.  

Mapping and quantitative assessment of geographic distribution and population status of plant resources of eastern Himalayan region.

Funding Agency: DBT

Shri  Dhrubajyoti Das

4 years

2006

September, 2010

  1.  

On farm innovation in macro proliferation  technique and promotion for commercial plantation of edible bamboo shoots Funding Agency: NABARD

Shri P.K. Kaushik

2 years

2008

Sept., 2010

  1.  

Macro and micro propagation of selected germplasm (clones) of Dipterocarpus retusus B1. Syn. D. macrocarpus.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. (Mrs) Papori Sharma

4 years

2007

March, 2011

  1.  

Evaluation of insecticidal properties of some plants extracts against Heortia vitessoides Moore (Lep:pyralidae), a major pest of Aquilaria malaccensis.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. (Mrs.) N.D. Borthakur

4 years

2007

March, 2011

  1.  

A study on the biodiversity of the plant resources of the patch vegetations around rural homestead in Jorhat District, Assam and its role in socio-economy of the villagers.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. D. Dutta

3 years

2008

March, 2011

  1.  

Ecological assessment of medicinal plants in Nambor Reserve Forests and their socio-economic impact on fringe villagers.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Alok Yadav

3 years

2008

March, 2011

  1.  

Impact of climate change on litter microbial dynamics in Dipterocarp forest.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Rajesh Kumar

3 years

2008

 

March, 2011

  1.  

Development of an efficient technique for in vitro clonal propagation of superior or clones of Bambusa tulda.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri S. Bordoloi

4 years

2007

March, 2011

  1.  

Sustainable development of quality bamboo resource for employment generation for socio economic development in Northeastern India.

Funding Agency: NBM

Shri P.K. Kaushik

3 years

2008

March, 2011

  1.  

Genetic evaluation of bamboo germplasm in RFRI Germplasm Bank.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Tarachand

3  years

2009

March, 2012

  1.  

Clonal propagation of superior Dendrocalamus hamiltonii Nees germplasm through in-vitro techniques.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Satyam Bordoloi

3  years

2009

March, 2012

  1.  

Diversity of mycorrhizal associations with Dipterocarpus and Shorea species in Assam

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Ashwani Tapwal

3  years

2009

March, 2012

  1.  

Assessment of  phytodiversity dynamics for  conservation in Jeypore Reserve Forest

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Ranjeet Kumar

3  years

2009

March, 2012

  1.  

Ethno-medico – botanical studies of Khasi , Garo and Karbi Tribes.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri H.N. Dhungana

2 years

2010

March, 2012

  1.  

Phytodiversity assessment of Khasi Sub-Tropical wet Hill Forests in Meghalaya.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Vaneet Jishtu

2 years

2010

March, 2012

  1.  

Studies on species diversity of Ganoderma in Assam with reference to utilization and cultivation of its selected species.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri R.K. Kalita

2 years

2010

March, 2012

  1.  

Studies on phyto-proteins from selected plants/s of Northeast region for the production of concentrates with greater food value.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Vikash Rana

3years

2009

March, 2012

  1.  

Development of vegetative propagation protocol of selected bamboo species.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. K.C. Pathak

2 years

2010

March, 2012

  1.  

Utilization of Vesiculular Arbuscular Mycorrhizal diversity for the quality stock production of some useful forest plant/s species of Nongkhyllem Reserve Forest, Nongpoh, Meghalaya, India.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Vipin Parkash

3 years

2009

March, 2012

  1.  

Carbon Sink and fertility status relation of soil under different land use system of some states of NE India.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. P.K. Das

3 years

2009

March, 2012

  1.  

Inventorization and ex-situ conservation of bamboo and rattan resources of Mizoram, Tripura and Barak Valley of Assam.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. T.C. Bhuyan

3 years

2009

March, 2012

  1.  

Development of viable technique for efficient charcoal production from different bamboo species of Northeastern India

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri D. Gurung

2 years

2010

March, 2012

  1.  

Assessment of land use systems in jhum areas and investigation of production related parameter

Funding Agency: DST

Shri  P.K. Kaushik

3 years

2009

March, 2012

  1.  

Studies on the incidence and management of culm rot and bamboo blight disease in Assam

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. R.K. Borah

3  years

2009

 

March 2013

  1.  

Comparative studies on optimum treatment times and durability test of commercially important bamboos species of North eastern region.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri D. Gurung

3 years

2009

 

Sept. 2012

  1.  

Investigations on ecology of Mimosa invasion in Kaziranga National Park, Assam.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Dhrubajyoti Das

3 years

2009

Sept., 2012

  1.  

Productivity Enhancement in abandoned Jhum land through Agroforestry Management and Value Addition

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri P.K. Kaushik,

3 years

2010

March, 2013

  1.  

Exploration of diversity and utilization potential of Sphagnum species of forestry importance in North –east India. 

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Praveen Kumar Verma,

 

3 years

2010

 

March, 2013

  1.  

Quality and yield improvement in agroforestry based food produce through iodine biofortification under integrated nutrient management

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Alok Yadav/Dr. I. P. Bora

 

3 years

2010

March, 2013

  1.  

Genetic evaluation of Aquilaria malaccensis in North Eastern India and establishment of Gene  Bank

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. N. Ravi,

 

3 years

2010

March, 2013

  1.  

Studies on seed viability in three recalcitrant species-Dipterocarpus retusus Bl. (Hollong), Shorea assamica Dyer (Makai) and Aquilaria malaccensis Lamk(Agar)

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. N. Ravi

3 years

2010

 

March, 2013

  1.  

Assessment of insect pest problems of selected bamboo species in Assam and their management.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri R. Raja Rishi

 

 

3 years

2010

 

March, 2013

  1.  

Exploration and conservation of genetic resources of selected rare and endemic plants of Northeast India

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri H.R. Bora

 

3 years

2010

March, 2013

  1.  

Reproductive biology of Aquilaria malaccensis Lamk., a critically endangered and economically important species for effective conservation.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. T. N. Manohara,

 

3 years

2010

March, 2013

  1.  

Standardization of Inoculation Technique for Agar Wood formation in Aquilaria malaccensis Lamk

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. R.K Borah,

Scientist-E

 

 

5 years

2009

March, 2014

  1.  

Molecular  Characterization of Mimosa diplotricha C. Wright Seed Polysaccharide

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Vikas Rana

3 years

2011

March, 2014

  1. 3

Studies on ecological and ethno mycological aspects of wild mushrooms of Nagaland

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Rajesh Kumar,

Scientist-C

3 years

2011

March, 2014

  1.  

Main project

Effect of the endomycorrhiza along with other bioagents on biomass production, conservation and accumulation of some phyto chemicals in Abroma augusta L.,

Funding Agency: ICFRE

 

Sub Project-A Screening of endomycorrhizae and bio-agents in

rhizosphere of Abroma augusta L. and their role in its

propagation and conservation.

 

Sub Project 'B'

Studies on seed biology of Abroma augusta L .

 

Sub Project-C

Preliminary phyto-chemical analysis of Abroma Augusta

(Chemistry of Forest products)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Vipin Parkash,

Scientist-D

 

 

 

Dr. T.N. Manohara,

Scientist-C

 

 

Dr. S.C. Biswas, Scientist-B

3 years

2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September, 2014

 

 

 

 

March, 2014

 

 

 

September, 2014

  1.  

Conservation, management and utilization of selected rattans of Assam. 

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. T. N. Manohara,

Scientist-C

4 years

2010

March, 2014

  1. 1

Development of DUS descriptors and variability studies on Bamboosa balcooa and Dendrocalamus hamiltonii.

Funding Agency: Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers, Rights Authority (PPV&FRA, New Delhi)

Shri R.K. Kalita, Sc-D

 

3 years

2010

March, 2014

  1. 1

Rehabilitation of degraded jhum land through potential bamboo species with reference to carbon sequestration  and livelihood development

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. (Mrs.) I.P. Bora

Research Officer

 

5 years

2009

September, 2014

  1.  

Studies on the incidence and management of pine mortality in Manipur

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. R.K. Borah,

Scientist-E

 3 years

 2011

March, 2015

  1. 1

Ecological Studies on the distribution patterns and food plant resources of butterflies along altitudinal gradients in different forest ecosystems of the Eastern Himalayas (Arunachal Pradesh).

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Arun P. Singh

Scientist-E

3 years

2011

March, 2015

  1. 1

Study on post flowering regeneration status of Melocanna baccifera in Tripura.

(Under AICP: on Bamboo for resource management, value addition and skill development)

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Project Coordinator 

Shri Gautam Banerjee

PI: Shri A.K. Deka,

Dr. Ranjeet Kumar,

Shri Dhrubajyoti Das

3 years

2012

March, 2015

  1.  

Ecology, Utilization and conservation of Garcinia species in upper Brahmaputra Valley, Assam.

(Under Bio-prospecting and biopiracy)

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. D. Dutta

Scientist-B

3 years

 2012

March, 2015

  1.  

Study on diversity and dynamics of the soil seed bank in Nambor  researcve forest, a tropical semi evergreen forest of Assam

 (Fund received 5.50 lakhs on 28-10-14)

Funding Agency: DST

Shri D. K. Meena

Scientist-B

1 year

2014

October, 2015

  1.  

Studies on the diversity of soil borne entomopathogenic fungi in different land use system of North East India and their utility for the management of major defoliators of Gmelina arborea Roxb. and Aquilaria malaccensis Lamk.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri R.Raja Rishi, Scientist -C

3 years

2013

March, 2016

  1.  

Studies on the traditional knowledge of medicinal plants used by Nepali community in Assam and identification of important species for chemical analysis.  

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Sh. D. K. Meena,

Scientist-B

 

3 years

2013

March, 2016

  1.  

Assessment of diversity and carbon sequestration potential of above ground woody biomass of semi evergreen forests in Assam.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri B. Pradhan, DCF

3 years

2013

March, 2016

  1.  

Studies on Trichoderma strains inhabiting different forest ecosystem of North East India

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr.Shailesh Pandey, Scientist- C

3 years

2013

 

March, 2016

  1.  

A preliminary investigation on hypotrophy (dwarfing / stunting) of Lilium mackliniae Sealy.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri A. K. Deka,

DCF

2 years

2014

 

XVII RAG suggests to submit closure report

  1.  

Studies on soil profile attributes under forests and jhum lands areas of some selected sites of Nagaland state.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Gaurav Mishra,

Scientist -B

3years and 6 months

2013

September, 2016

  1.  

In vitro propagation of Vanda coerulea

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Satyam Bordoloi, Scientist –C

4 years

2013

 

March, 2017

  1.  

Raising of planting materials of selected cane species and establish plantation in fringe villages of Assam and Mizoram to sustain rural livelihood.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri H.R. Borah, 

Scientist –B

4 years

2013

 

March, 2017

  1.  

Studies on the economically important diseases of medicinal and aromatic plants of Assam to develop management practices through organic approach.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Shailesh Pandey, Scientist-C

4 years

2013

March, 2017

  1.  

Study on seed source variation for germination and seedling growth and establishment of seedling seed orchard of Michelia champaca.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Md. Ibrahim,

Scientist-C

4 years

2013

 

March, 2017

  1.  

Exploration of adhesive materials for incense sticks from the plant species.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. S.C. Biswas

Scientist-B

3 years

2014

 

March, 2017

  1.  

Evaluation of forest fruits for the nutritional value and develop value added products for economic enhancement of the  local people.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. S.C. Biswas

Scientist-B

3 years

2014

March, 2017

  1.  

Studies on ecological and ethnomycological aspects of wild mushrooms of Meghalaya.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Rajesh Kumar

Scientist-D

3 years

2014

 

March, 2017

  1.  

Impact of Mikania micrantha Kunth. ex H.B.K. on microenvironment of native species in Bherjan-Borjan-Padumoni R.F., Dilli R.F. and Abhayapur R.F.  of upper Assam.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Kuntala N. Barua

Research Officer, Gr. I

3 years

 2014

March, 2017

  1.  

Population genetic structure of Calamus species and influence of infectious diseases in Mizoram and Tripura, North East India.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Hansraj

Scientist-C

3 years

2014

 

March, 2017

  1.  

Mycological investigations on diversity and ecological status of Bambusicolous macro-fungi in Upper Assam.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. VipinParkash,

Scientist-E

 2 years

 2015

March, 2017

  1.  

Establishment of Biomass equation for important tree  species of Meghalaya

Funding Agency: Forest & Environment Department, Meghalaya

Dr. Krishna Giri, Scientist-C

1 year

2016

 

March, 2017

  1.  

Investigations into the mortality of Parkia roxburghii G. Don in North East India.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. R. K. Borah

Scientist -F

3 years and 6 months

2014

September, 2017

 

  1.  

Assessment of selected ecosystem services and their inter-linkage with human wellbeing in Dibru-Saikhowa Biosphere Reserve, Assam.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Ajay Kumar, Scientist –C

2 years and 6 months

2015

September, 2017

 

  1.  

Bamboo genetic evaluation, improvement and propagation

Funding Agency: NBM

Mohd. Ibrahim

Scientist-C

3.5 years

 2014

September, 2017

  1.  

Screening of Gmelina arborea Roxb.clone for productivity and stability.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. P. P. Borpuzari, ACTO

 

5 years

2013

 

March, 2018

  1.  

A study on distribution and phenological events of Pinus  kesiya along an altitudinal gradient at regional scale in North East India Himalayas.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri A. K. Deka,

DCF

4  years

2014

 

March, 2018

  1.  

Adaptation and mitigation measures in relation to shortening of jhum cycle vis-à-vis soil nutrient status and productivity in different traditional systems of Nagaland.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Krishna Giri,

Scientist-C

3 years

2015

 

March, 2018

  1.  

Standardization of nursery techniques of selected wild fruit-plants of North East India for their effective conservation and development of value added products for inclusive growth.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Ajay Kumar, Scientist-C

 

3 years

2015

March, 2018

  1.  

Studies on changes in Soil Quality and Carbon Buildup under different land use systems in Nagaland.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Gaurav Mishra,

Scientist-C

3 years

2015

 

March, 2018

  1.  

Assessment, documentation and characterization of lichen diversity in Mizoram, Northeast India.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Shri Sandeep Yadav,

Scientist-C

3 years

 2015

March, 2018

  1.  

Isolation and study the efficiency of Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, phosphate and potash solubilizing bacteria in enhancing  productivity and nutrient status of degraded soil under shifting cultivation of Karbi Anglong, Assam.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr D. Dutta,

Scientist-C

3 years

2015

March, 2018

  1.  

Studies on nurseries diseases of economically important tree species of Mizoram and their management.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Sh Hans Raj,

Scientist-C

3 years

 2015

March, 2018

  1.  

Development of descriptors and evaluation of artificial inoculation in Aquilaria malaccensis Lamk.

Funding Agency: NMPB

Dr. R.K. Borah, Scientist-F

4 years

2013

March, 2018

  1.  

Morinda citrifolia L. (Noni)-livelihood option for the people of North East India.

Funding Agency: NMPB

Dr. (Ms.) I. P. Bora, Scientist-C

 

4 years

2013

 

March, 2018

  1.  

Enumeration of Teak Coppice Sample Plots in Tripura

Funding Agency: CAMPA, Tripura

Shri P.K.Kaushik, Scientist-E

2 years

2016

 

March, 2018

  1.  

REDD-plus Himalayas: Developing and Using Experience in Implementing REDD-plus in the Himalayas (PILOT PROJECT IN MIZORAM)

Funding Agency: ICIMOD

Shri M. Z. Singson, DCF

2 years

2016

December, 2018

  1.  

Commercial production of quality planting material of bamboo species

Funding Agency: NBM

Shri Satyam Bordoloi

Scientist-C

3 years

2015

December, 2018

  1.  

Assessment of Carbon stock and Carbon sequestration potential of major land use sectors in Nagaland and Upper Assam

Funding Agency: DST

Dr. Dhruba Jyoti Das, Scientist-E

3 years and 6 months

2015

 

March, 2019

  1.  

Identification of suitable clones of Populus species for Northeast India through genetic evaluation.

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Md. Ibrahim,

Scientist-C

5 years

2014

March, 2019

  1.  

Performance evaluation of native plant growth promoting rhizobacteria for crop productivity enhancement in jhum fields of Nagaland

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Dr. Krishna Giri,

Scientist-C

2 years

2017

 

March, 2019

  1.  

Introduction trial of Casuarina species in Assam for Control of Soil Erosion in the banks of Brahmaputra and for meeting the fuelwood needs of people

Funding Agency: State Forest Department, Assam

Shri Satyam Bordoloi, Scientist-D

 

3 years

 2016

March, 2019

  1.  

Standardization and Popularization of Treated Bamboo Products in Ericulture.

Funding Agency: CMER&TI, Jorhat

Shri R. K. Kalita, Scientist-E

3 years

May 2016

 

April, 2019