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Role of plantation forestry in meeting the wood demand: plantation forestry in India and abroad, purpose of plantation, factors determining scale and rate of plantation, land suitability and choice of plantation species.
Production technology for quality planting stock, preliminary site preparation for establishing plantation, planting programme, time of planting, planting pattern, spacing, planting method; nutritional dynamics and irrigation of plantation, mechanization in plantation, protection and after care of plantation, pruning and thinning of plantation for quality wood production.
Rotation in plantation, failure of plantations, impact of interaction and integration of plantation forestry, protective afforestation, afforestation of inhospitable sites, ecological factors and long term productivity, sustainable yield from plantation.
Case studies in plantations of eucalyptus, casuarina, poplars, acacias, pine, sissoo, mahaneem, etc. wasteland plantation; industrial plantation
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Analysis of plantation problems in Asia and India;
preparation of plantation calendar, preliminary arrangement for a plantation programme,
planting geometry and calculation of planting stock, study of different cultural operations and site preparation for plantation, studies on wood based industries,
problems and prospects, management of Eucalyptus tereticornis, Casuarina, poplars, Acacias, Pine, sissoo, teak, Prosopis spp, bamboo, mahaneem plantations,
production technology for energy plantations, commercial plantations, irrigation and plantations, economics of pulpwood, timber and energy plantations.
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Production Technology of Economic Forest Trees (Paper Code: 17010702)
- Production Technology of Economic Forest Trees (Paper Code: 17010702)