To create database on
anatomical, physical and mechanical properties of lesser known and plantation
grown timbers for the improved utilization and value addition
Developing technologies for value addition
to non durable plantation timbers and NTFPs
Developing integrated management strategies
against biodegradation of wood.
Screening and isolation of useful
constituents (phyto-chemical analysis) from wood and NTFPs for value addition
The Department of Forest Products and
Utilization emphasize on rationale and efficient utilization of timber and
non timber forest products (NTFPs) to increase the utilization pattern.