A list of the studies completed are as follows:
i. Assessing availability of biomass for non-timber forest produce based industries (oak tasar and dairy)
ii. Estimation of harvestable surplus of biomass for non-timber forest produce based industries (oak tasar and dairy) and evolving methods for sustainable harvest
iii. Assessing present regeneration status and requirements of oak and fodder species
iv. Categorization of forest types in project area and identification of nurse species for different areas
v. Fire protection: Ascertaining reasons for intentional fires and suggesting a preventive methodology
vi. Estimating resource availability of ringal Arundinaria falcata (dwarf bamboo)
vii. Documenting legal rights of local community in use of Arundinaria falcata (dwarf bamboo)
viii. Estimating resource availability of lichens/moss
ix. Harvest, transport and marketing practices of Lichens and Mosses in Rudraprayag and Chamoli Districts
x. Documenting legal rights of local community in use of Lichen/Moss and existing practices in their extraction & trade
xi. Estimation of fallen lichens
xii. Determining sustainable harvest levels for lichen and moss
xiii. Project baseline survey
xiv. Integrated impact assessment (ecological, economic and social) of lichen and moss extraction
xv. Study on ecological impact (with special reference to wildlife) of ringal extraction
xvi. The above research studies were undertaken by the ATI under the ICEF supported project and also under the sericulture department for pre-rearing biomass assessment surveys.
1. "Nursery techniques for raising common fodder species of Uttaranchal Hills "
2. " Major conservation issues, especially in context of Uttaranchal"
3. " Why sapling protection is important?"
4. " Micro plan preparation, assessment and approval process"
1) " Village wise availability of resources for tasar and dairy "
2) " Disadvantages of forest fires "
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