Kerala Forest Seed Centre

The Kerala Forest Seed Centre has been established at the main campus of KFRI in collaboration with the Kerala Forest Department. Forest seed centre has facilities for collection, cleaning, grading, testing and storing of seeds.

Seeds collected from different forest areas are dried, cleaned and graded before storage. The Centre has facility for low temperature storage of seeds. The seeds are tested, certified and supplied to Forest Departments and other stakeholders. At present, seeds of only important forest trees such as teak and medicinal plants are supplied by the seed centre. It has plans to expand its stakeholder circle by meeting their demand for seeds of different forest tree species.