Research Reports on Bamboo and Rattan
KFRI has carried out inventory and systematic documentation of biodiversity in a variety of forest types in the Western Ghats especially of the flora and fauna of the protected areas. Special inventory of groups such as bamboo, rattan, palm, orchid, lichen, vascular plants, small mammals, wetland birds, fresh-water fishes and micro-organisms has thrown up several new additions to the biology/sciences. Apart from these large amounts of primary data is generated from research in plant breeding, propagation, silviculture, pathology, pest control, and other regular monitoring programmes at the Institute.
KFRI research report series has a collection of about 400 research reports which form the first hand technical documentation of the research carried out at KFRI over the past 36 years. A hard copy of which can be ordered by writing to librarian, KFRI. PDF versions of these reports are available for download in the web site.Click here to read & download abstracts of KFRI Research Reports