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

Genetics & Tree Improvement

Mandate

 

  • Genetic improvement for enhancement of productivity and quality of forest and commercially important tree species.
  • Developing breeding and production populations through provenance, progeny and clonal trials.
  • Exploration, in-situ and ex-situ conservation of forest germplasm, recovery of endangered species through biotechnological interventions.
  •  Genetic variability in traits of economic importance and genetic diversity in populations.
  • Biotechnological tools for genetic improvement of trees of commercial importance.
  • Plant physiology aspects of forestry species.

 

 

 

Infrastructure

 

The Division is equipped with a tissue culture lab, molecular biology lab, mist chambers and green house for pursuing research works on biotechnological aspects of plants and their products for productivity enhancement and conservation.