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Research Projects

S.No. Project Name Duration

From

Duration

To

Funding Agency Principal Investigator Team Member
1. Digitization of forest floral wealth of Haryana 2014  2018 Haryana Forest Dept. Dr. Praveen Kumar Verma Dr. Anup Chandra

Ms. Ranjana Negi

 

2  Development of Biodiversity Park at VigyanDham, (UCOST), Jhajra, Dehradun  2016 2017 UCOST Dr. Anup Chandra
3 Skilled Development in Parataxonomy for Local Communities of   Gangotri – Govind and Darma – Byans Valley of Uttarakhand 2019 2020  Uttarakhand Forest Dept. Dr. Anup Chandra Ms. Ranjana Negi

Dr. Praveen Kumar Verma

4 Documentation of Forest Genetic Resources of Uttarakhand (National Programme for Conservation and Development of Forest Genetic Resources)  2017 2021 CAMPA Dr. Anup Chandra

Dr. Praveen Kumar Verma

5  Digitization of DD Herbarium (National Programme for Conservation and Development of Forest Genetic Resources – Documentation of FGR Species 2017 2021 CAMPA Ms. Ranjana Negi
6  Molecular characterization of selected medicinal plants of Uttarakhand  2017 2020 ICFRE Ms. Ranjana Negi Dr. Praveen Kumar Verma

Mr. R.K. Meena

7  Revision of Kanjilal’s Forest Flora of the Chakrata, Dehradun and Saharanpur Forest Division, Uttar Pradesh for conservation and sustainable utilization 2019 2024 ICFRE Dr. Anup Chandra Ms. Ranjana Negi

Dr. Praveen Kumar Verma

8  Revision of Osmaston’s Forest Flora for Kumaon for Conservation and sustainable utilization  2019 2024 ICFRE Dr. Anup Chandra Ms. Ranjana Negi

Dr. Praveen Kumar Verma

9  Characterization of grassland types of Uttarakhand and eco-distribution studies  2019 2024 ICFRE Ms. Ranjana Negi Dr. Anup Chandra

Dr. Praveen Kumar Verma

Dr. Vineet Kumar

Dr. Manoj Kumar

Dr. Pradeep Sharma

Completed Projects (ICFRE and externally funded, up to year 2015-16)

S.No. Title of Project P.I. Name & Designation Co-P.I. Name & Designation Funding Agency Date of Start Duration in year Project Cost/ Budget

(Rs. In Lakhs)

Plant Physiology Discipline
1. Development of suitable propagation technologies of three Terminalia species. Dr. S.Nautiyal, Scientist- G GB Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development Kosi-Katarmal Almora 1.7.2004 to 30.6.2007 3 years 5.08
2. Planting stock improvement of some indigenous fuelwood and fodder tree species for higher biomass production in relevance to hilly region of Garhwal Himalaya Dr. S. Nautiyal, Scientist-G DST, New Delhi June 2006

to

August 2009

3 yrs 10.0
3. Bamboo improvement for rural and tribal communities: Integrating recent technologies. Dr. S.S. Negi, Director, FRI, Dr. S. Nautiyal, Scientist-G NBM, New Delhi 1.8.2007

to

31st March, 2011

4 yrs 49.77
4. Effect of climate change on the phenology of Himalayan Rhododendron Dr. S. Nautiyal, Scientist-G Dr. S.P. Chaukiyal

Scientist -E

Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology (UCOST), Dehra Dun 24.3.2009

to 31.3.2012

3 yrs 7.27
5 Creation of field germplasm bank of Grewia optiva and Quercus leucotrichophora, the important indigenous fodder tree species of Uttarakhad Dr. S. Nautiyal, Scientist-G Dr. S.P. Chaukiyal

Scientist -E

Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi. 12.7.2010

to 30.6.2013

3 yrs 15.95
6 Promoting Non Timber Forest products (NTFP) and Forest Invasive Species (FIS) for livelihood support to rural women of Uttarakhand” Dr. S.P. Chaukiyal, Scientist-E Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi. October, 2014

to

March, 2017

3 yrs 9.45
7 Multiplication, Conservation and Promotion of Ringal cultivation for socio-economic upliftment of hilly rurals in Uttarakhand Dr. Meena Bakshi

Sceintist -E

UCOST, Dehradun April 2013-2014 and April 2015 to September 2016 2 yrs 3.95
8 Field evaluation of different clones of Dalbergia sissoo for their growth and physiological parameters.  FRI-357/Bot.52 Dr. Meena Bakshi, Scientist-E ICFRE, Dehra Dun 1.4.2007 to 30.3.2010 3 yrs 2.07
9 Planting stock improvement: Inter and intraclonal variations in relation to shoot production, rooting and subsequent growth in Vegetative multiplication garden of Dalbergia sissoo FRI-358/BOT-53 Dr. Meena Bakshi, Scientist-E ICFRE, Dehra Dun 1.4.2007 to 30.4.2010 3 yrs 1.98
10 Clonal screening of Dalbergia sissoo in relation to nitrogen utilization and biomass production. F.R.I.-444/Bot-62 Dr.S.P. Chaukiyal, Scientist-E Dr. S. Nautiyal, Scientist G ICFRE, Dehra Dun 1.4.2008 to 31.3.2013 5 Years 10.88
11 Development of clonal propagation technologies for a commercially important medicinal plant species – Saraca asoca (Roxb.) de Wilde.  No.FRI 474/BOT-70 Dr. Meena Bakshi, Scientist-E ICFRE, Dehra Dun 1.4.2009

to

30.4.2012

3 yrs 4.36
12 Propagation of hill bamboo through conventional and in vitro techniques. FRI-473/Bot-69 Dr. Meena Bakshi, Scientist-E ICFRE, Dehra Dun 2009

to

2012

3 yrs 12.35
13 Vegetative propagation, nodulation and nitrogen fixation studies in Myrica esculenta Ham. – a non legume nitrogen fixing species. FRI-499/Bot.-76 Dr.S.P. Chaukiyal, Scientist-E Dr. S. Nautiyal

Scientist, G

ICFRE, Dehra Dun 1.4.2010 to 31.3.2014 4 Years 8.24
Systematic Botany Discipline
14 Studies of Floristic diversity of Shiwalik Hills of Haryana. Dr. S. S. Negi

Former Director FRI

Dr. Anup Chandra Scientist E Haryana Forest Department 2007-2009 2 yrs 10.00
15. Floristic diversity of Aravali hills of Haryana Dr. S. S. Negi

Former Director FRI

Dr. Subhash Nautiyal

Scientist-G

Dr. Anup Chandra,

Scientist-E

Haryana Forest Department 2010-2012 2 yrs 5.0
16 Digitization of Herbarium (Dehradun Herbarium) of  Forest Research Institute Ranjana Negi, Scientist C Dr. Anup Chandra, Scientist – E ICFRE Funded 2008-2013

2014-2017

8 yrs 54.99
17 Impact of biotic factors on forest biodiversity with particular reference to specific threatened sites and species of Uttar Pradesh (UP), Uttaranchal and Delhi Dr. Anup Chandra,

Scientist-E

Dr. Sas Biswas, Scientist-G (Ex-Head, Botany Division)

Dr. Subhash Nautiyal, Scientist-G, Head, Botany Division

Dr. S.P. Chuakiyal, Scientist-E

 

ICFRE 2007-2010 3 yrs 6.2
18 Study on grasses of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh Ranjana Negi, Scientist C Dr. Anup Chandra, Scientist – E MoEF &CC 2011-2015 4 yrs 19.57
19 Establishment of molecular taxonomy facilities and molecular characterization of selected bamboo species

 

Dr. Anup Chandra,

Scientist-E

Dr. Santan Barthwal,

Scientist-E

Dr. Ajay Thakur

Scientist-E

ICFRE 2010-13

 

29.00
20 Impact of invasive species on plant diversity in selected forest sites of  Uttarakhand, Haryana and Punjab Dr. Anup Chandra, Scientist – E Dr. P.K. Pande, Scientist-E

Dr. Sanjay Naithani,

Scientist-F

Ms. Ranjana Negi, Scientist-C

ICFRE Funded 2012-2015 3 yrs 8.67
21 Inventorization, characterization and conservation strategies of selected rare and endangered plant species of India

 

Dr. Anup Chandra, Scientist – E Ranjana Negi, Scientist C

 

ICFRE Funded 2012-2017 5 yrs 23.00
22 Digitization of forest flora of Manipur Ranjana Negi, Scientist C

 

Ranjana Negi, Scientist C

 

Manipur Forest Department 2014 –  2016

 

2 yrs 9.00
 23 Floral Biodiversity Survey in the State of Bihar Dr. Anup Chandra, Scientist – E Ranjana Negi, Scientist C

Dr. P. K. Verma

Scientist – B

Bihar Forest Department 2013 – 2016 3 yrs 65.00
24 Digitization of Forest flora of Chandigarh Dr. P. K. Verma

Scientist – B

 

Dr. Praveen Kumar Verma, Scientist-B, Botany Division Chandigarh Administration April 2015 – June, 2016 15 months 6.48
Wood Anatomy Discipline
25 Assessment of the  performance of different clones of   Dalbergia  sissoo and Eucalyptus spp. on the basis of wood  quality for farm forestry programs. Dr. P. K. Pande,

Scientist-F

ICFRE April, 2002 5 1.50
26 Identification, taxonomy, properties and uses of different species of Shorea of the Malay Peninsula Dr. P. K. Pande Scientist-F CSIR October, 2002 3 5.43
27  Assessment of the wood quality parameters in seed       raised plantations of different  diameter  classes  of  Dalbergia sissoo Roxb.  Dr. P. K. Pande

Scientist-F

ICFRE April, 2005 3 1.58
28 Wood anatomy of commercial timbers of Assam with notes on their properties and uses. Dr. P. K. Pande

Scientist-F

CSIR April, 2006 3 7.64
29  Inheritance pattern of wood anatomical traits in Populus deltoides Bartr. Ex. Marsh.

 

Dr. P. K. Pande

Scientist-F

ICFRE April, 2008 3 4.85
30 Genetic improvement and conservation of genetic resources of some economically more important bamboo species of Northeastern India). Dr. P. K. Pande

Scientist-F

MoEF 2010 2 20.0
31 Assessment of wood properties and growth of the progenies of different clones of Populus deltoides Bartr. ex. Marsh Dr. P.K. Pande, Scientist-F

 

CSIR April, 2010

 

3 12.82
32 Evaluation and standardization of the methods employed in identity of the medicinal plants employing woods of Himalayan and Sub-Himalayan tract.  

Dr. Sangeeta Gupta

Scientist- G, Botany Division

 

NMPB

New Delhi

 

2005-2008

3 yrs 6.0
33 Ex pert system for Indian woods, their microstructure, identification, properties and uses. Dr. Sangeeta Gupta

Scientist- G, Botany Division

DST

New Delhi

2005-2008 3 yrs
34 Revision of Indian Woods – their

Identification, Properties and uses- Volume – II

Dr. Sangeeta Gupta

Scientist- G, Botany Division

ICFRE 2007  to  2011

 

4 yrs 24.0
35 Fluorescent studies of Indian Woods.

 

 

Dr. Sangeeta Gupta, Scientist-G

 

Dr. P. K. Gupta, Scientist – F,

C&P Division

ICFRE 2008 to 2011

 

3 yrs 4.44
36 Taxonomic and anatomical studies of exotic pinus species.

 

Dr. Sangeeta Gupta, Scientist-G

 

Dr. Sas Biswas

Dr. Anup Chandra

Scientist-E

ICFRE 2008 to 2011 3 yrs 11.0
37 Study on wood anatomy of Indian shrubs for the purpose of their identification and efficient utilization Dr. Sangeeta Gupta, Scientist-G

 

ICFRE  2010 – 2013 3 yrs 4.50
38 Evaluation of wood properties and growth performance of Eucalyptus hybrids raised in multi location trials. Dr. P.K. Pande, Scientist-F

 

ICFRE 2011-2014

 

3 yrs 2.76

1. Chandra, A., Dhakad, A. K., Verma, P. K., Saxena, J. and Raut, A.K. (2019). Assessment of Impact of Eupatorium adenophorumSpren. On the Plant Diversity in TanakpurRange, Champawat Forest Division, Uttarakhand, Biological Forum – An International Journal 11(1): 95-100.

2. Verma, P. K., Rawat, K. K. and Alam (2019). A new species of the genus LejeuneaLib. (Marchantiophyta, Lejeuneaceae) from Nilgiri Hills, Western Ghats, India, Indian Forester, 145 (2) : 198-199.

3. Naithani, H. B., Verma, P. K. and Chandra, A. (2019). Henckeliaurticifolia(Buch.-Ham. Ex D. Don) A.Dietr.- An addition to the Flora of Uttarakhand, Indian Forester, 145 (4) : 398-399.

4. Chandra, A., Verma, P. K., Thakur, P. and Kewat, A. K. (2019).Potential Native Ornamental Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand AgricultureWorld, 79- 87.

5. Negi R., Baig S., Chandra, A., Verma. P.K., Naithani, H.B., Verma, R.and Kumar A. (2019). Checklist of family Poaceae in Lahaul and Spiti district (Cold Desert), Himachal Pradesh, India. Plant Science Today 6(2):270-274. https://doi.org/10.14719/pst.2019.6.2.500.

6. Chandra, A., Verma, P. K., Thakur, P. and Kewat, A. K. (2019).Potential Native Ornamental Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand,Agriculture World, 79- 87.

7. Yadav, A.; Verma, P. K. and Bora H. R. (2019). Socio-economic impact of medicinal plants on the forest fringe communities of Nambor reserve forest, Assam, Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies, 7(6): 14-17.

8. Naithani, H. B. and Chandra, A. (2019) Nepeta duthieiMukerjee (Lamiaceae): An Endangered and Endemic Himalayan Herb Rediscovered from Himachal Pradesh after 130 Years, 145 (11): 1121-1122.

BROCHURE
1. On the occasion of Van Mahotsavat RashtrapatiBhavan, New Delhi, a brochure on ‘Bamboo Nursery RashtrapatiBhavan’ has been published by National Bamboo Mission with Technical support of Forest Research Institute, Dehradun. The brochure contains information regarding 23 Bamboo species planted in RashtrapatiBhavan Gardens with their botanical names, vernacular names, distribution and uses

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