FORESTRY Syllabus- Bsc 1 Year

Forestry  Syllabus-Bsc 1 Year  




In university B.Sc.-I year of forestry –The syllabus of forestry consists of two papers of theory and one paper of practicals.

The syllabus of forestry

bsc 1 year FORESTRY Theory

PAPER I 

MM: 50

UNIT- I

The Forest & Forestry (An
Introduction)-

Definition of forest &
forestry, component of forest, classification of forest, growth and
changes in the seedling,
sapling, pole and trees

UNIT- II

Principle of Silviculture-

Introduction, definition,
scope, and objective of silviculture, relation of silviculture with
forestry and its branches,
Influence of forest on environment, factors of locality

UNIT- III

Forest Vegetation & Its
Distribution-

Botanical area of India,
distribution description of forest type in India, forest & climate

UNIT- IV

Plantation Forestry-

Nursery and its establishment,
method of sowing & plantation, industrial plantation & 
energy plantation, protection
of plantation

UNIT- V

Geology & Forest Soil-

Definition & introduction
of Geology and Pedology, soil profile & soil group, soil

formation, soil properties

 

BSC 1 st year FORESTRY

PAPER – II

MM: 50

UNIT- I

Regeneration Of Forest-

Natural regeneration,
artificial regeneration, tending operation

UNIT- II

Silviculture System-

Introduction of the following
system, high forest system, coppice system, improvement 
felling

UNIT- III

Silvics of Important Tree
Species-

Sal, Teak, Sissoo, Bamboo,
Pine, Casuarinas, Khamer, Eucalyptus

UNIT- IV

Water Shed & A Forestation-

Introduction to soil erosion
& importance of soil and water conservation, concept & 
characteristics of watershed,
choice of species to problematic areas such as Ravine 
lands, salive & alkaline
areas, mined areas & wet lands.

UNIT- V

Handling Of Forestry Seeds-

Fruit & seed collection
& processing, storage of seeds, seed dormany & seed testing

FORESTRY PRACTICAL

MM: 50




List of Practicals

  • 1. Measurement
    of Diameter, girth, height etc.
  • 2. Nursery
    management
  • 3. Identification
    of Forest spp. And their economic importance
  • 4. Visit to
    Forest areas
  • 5. Regeneration
    surveys
  • 6. Reforestation
  • 7. Handling of
    nursery stock
  • 8. Field
    planting method

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