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Sustainable management practices of Jigat yielding plants

Tree Physiology Department has imparted one-day hands-on training on the Sustainable management practices of Jigat yielding plants with emphasis on Machilus macarntha (Nees) Kosterm. ( Lauraceae). This training is as part of the National Bamboo Mission funded project titled Standardization of sustainable harvesting methods of Jigat species.

Twenty three participants of primary stakeholders including tribal VSS Members of the three Forest Ranges in the North Wayanad Forest Division have attended the programme.  The training was held on 23 rd December 2021 at Interpretation Hall of the Divisional Forest Office, Mananthavady. Dr. P.A. Jose, Principal Scientist and Mr. R. Kanagaraj, Project Fellow was given sessions including practical demonstrations.

A training brochure titled Kulamavu- Sasthreeya vibhavasekharanam: Vruksha samrakshanathinum Susthira upayogathinum in Malalayalam was prepared and  distributed. The training was targeted to make an awareness and understanding on the scientific harvesting  methods and conservation aspects  of NTFPs particularly  jigat yielding plants.

Published on: December 23, 2021

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