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Which among the following is the correct location of the tropical forest research institute (TFRI)?
A. Jodhpur
B. Jabalpur
C. Midnapore
D. Bhopal

Last updated date: 14th Jun 2024
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Hint: TFRI stands for tropical forest research institute. Vision of TFRI is growing as a focal institution for providing strong research support towards sustainable development of the forest and forestry sector in central India. Parent institution of TFRI is ICFRE.

Complete Answer:
Forest had five categories:
1. Tropical dry deciduous forest
2. Tropical moist deciduous forest
3. Tropical thorn forest
4. Littoral and swamp forest
5. Tropical semi- evergreen forest
TFRI established at 1988 year. It is located in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.

Division of TFRI:
1. Forest entomology
2. Forest pathology
3. Genetic and plant propagations
4. Non wood forest produce
5. Silviculture and joint forest management
6. Tropical forest ecology and rehabilitation
7. Agroforestry
8. Biodiversity and sustainable management
9. extension
Manpower of TFRI is 9 divisions, 5 sections, 25 scientists, 6 research officers, 19 research assistants and 12 technical assistants in position. CFRHRD is a satellite center with 2 scientist, 2 research officers.

Research outcomes:
1. Eco- restoration of mine dumps.
2. Biocontrol using actinomycetes and bacteria, entomo- pathogenic nematodes, trichogramma raoi.
3. Improving tendu productivity.
4. Improving teak seed production in TSO through control of pests and pathogens. Etc.,

Thus, the option (B) is correct.

Note: Tendu is the leaf of an Asian tree that used to make beedies, forest entomology is the study of insects as it belongs to the management of forestlands to meet the goals of stakeholders. Forest pathology is the study of tree diseases and infections. Tropical forests are the rainforests that occur in areas of tropical rainforest climate, there is no dry season.