M.Sc in Silviculture & Agroforestry

Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry

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The Registrar Dr Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni, Solan (HP), 173230, Himachal Pradesh, India
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Course programme

The department of Silviculture and Agroforestry is one of the major departments of the College of Forestry. It came into existence in November, 1987 after the reorganization of the then departments in the College of Forestry. The mandate of the department is teaching, research and extension. The department offers courses to the B.Sc.(Forestry) and B.Sc (Horticulture) degree programmes. In addition, the department is awarding M.Sc and Ph.D degrees in the discipline of Silviculture and Agroforestry.

The department undertakes research in the field of seed technology; nursery; afforestation; mass multiplication of multipurpose trees/ shrubs; rehabilitation of mined areas; regeneration growth and productivity of natural forest stands; rangeland and agroforestry. The department also assists in the transfer of technology to the users viz, farmers/orchardists, state forest department and different voluntary organizations.
The department offers specialization in the following areas of silviculture & Agroforestry at the post graduate level :

*Forest Mensuration
*Rangeland Management
*Plantation Forestry
*Nursery Technology
*Seed Technology
*Forest Management
*Forest Regeneration
*Forest Productivity
*Quantitative Silviculture
*Agroforestry practices and Management

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