BOOK RELEASE: PLANTATION AND AGROFORESTRY- PULPWOOD VALUE CHAIN APPROACH BY Parthiban, K.T. and Seenivasan, R. 2017-05-17 12:21:55
Release of the book PLANTATION AND AGROFORESTRY- PULPWOOD VALUE CHAIN APPROACH BY Parthiban, K.T. and Seenivasan, R., and published by Scientific Publishers (India), Jodhpur; in the presence of Shri. V. Mashar, DGM (NABARD), Dr. O.P. Chaturvedi, Director (CAFRI) and Dr. K.K. Suresh, Dean (Forestry) on 21 March 2017.
Venue: Forest College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agriculture College, Mettupalayam INDIA.
Event: National Workshop on Agroforestry Strategies for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
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About the book:
The book on “Plantation and Agroforestry – Pulpwood Value Chain Approach” has been conceived and designed with four major themes viz., Basic and Strategic technologies, Tree Breeding and Improvement, Silviculture and Agroforestry and Supply and Value Chain issues to cater to the needs of pulp and paper industries, academic and research institutions, professional foresters and other stakeholders. The Basic and Strategic theme incorporated the status of pulp and paper industries in the country with recent developments which will help not only the paper industries but also the stakeholders associated with plantation and agroforestry development programme. The recent advancements and developments made in pulpwood species through breeding and improvement along with alternate genetic resources amenable for paper production are furnished in tree improvement theme which will benefit researchers both in the industry and the institutions in order to update the knowledge and to share and exploit the biological resources for quality paper production. Hence, the current book is a readymade reference for pulp and paper industries, scientists in SAUs, ICAR and ICFRE institutes, plantation developers, processors, forestry professionals, financial institutions and policy makers for implementation and adoption in the ongoing research and developmental activities and to design the models for the future pulpwood plantation development programme. The students and researchers of forestry institutes in the country will find significant utility of the book both in academic and research activities. The professional foresters will find this book as a ready reckoner for practical applications.