This is a newly released handbook which may serve as an essential source of ready reference not only in timber trade/user sectors but also among the wood technologists in India and overseas.
With the financial support of International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), the Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), hosted an International Conference on Quality Timber Products of Teak from Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) in Peechi, Kerala, India, during 2-5 December 2003. The proceedings of the conference presents some of the best available scientific information on teak silviculture and utilization and proposing strategies for promoting quality teak products in the global market. The proceedings consists of 68 oral and 31 poster papers presented during the conference.
An annotated bibliography on teak (Tectona grandis L.F.). 2003. Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi. 549p.
An effort is made to compile the details of all publications on teak in the form of a bibliography. A total of 4781 references have been compiled in this bibliography. The references included date back to year 1856 to the present. This bibliography being brought out after a gap of 30 years, the last one being by Mathur (1973) and Krishna Murthy (1974), will fill a long felt gap in access to information on teak and will be useful to researchers, forest officials and all those who are interested in teak wood. This bibliography can be used in several ways.
FORSPA, Bangkok. 2000. Site, technology and productivity of teak plantations. Proceedings of international Seminar, Chiang Mai, Thailand.26-29 January 1999: 273p. T. Enters; C.T.S. Nair, Eds. FORSPA, Bangkok
Proceedings of the Second Regional Seminar on “Teak for the Future”
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This booklet describes various aspects of teak cultivation in plantations or in home gardens. Various aspects such as seed, nursery practices, weeding, thinning, pests and diseases, weed properties, yield, utilization, etc, have been dealt with. This booklet is highly useful for foresters, farmers and general public who are interested in teak cultivation.
Teak in Asia: Proceedings of the China/ ESCAPE/FAO Regional seminar on research and development of teak, Guangzhou, China, 19- 27 March 1991. H. Wood, Ed. FORSPA Publication, Bangkok; 126p
Fourteen papers covering various aspects of silviculture research on teak in various Asian countries such as Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and genetic improvement works, planting techniques, storage techniques and growth pattern are included
Teak defoliator is the most important pest of teak in Kerala, This 20 minute CD-ROM Video depicts the life history of the teak defoliator, the larva in action, the destruction it causes to the teak canopy. Further, it looks into the prospects of controlling the pest.
Proceedings of the International Teak Symposium, 2-4 December 1991, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala, India. 274p. Kerala Forest Department, Thiruvananthapuram and Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi.
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Alerts and News
- Myanmar might export timber products to EU
- Sustainable Management and Genetic Conservation of Teak Resources: Project Formulation Workshop: 26-27 May, Bangkok: Participation (on invitation only)
- Clarification on the Myanmar teak export ban
- GI tag for Nilambur Teak: Opportunities and Legal Paths- News report from the National Daily ‘The Hindu’
- Myanmar’s teak export ban could knock the floor out from under the yacht industry—literally
- The biggest teak tree in Asia has been discovered in Kerala, India
- European Union Timber Regulation(EUTR)
- World Teak Conference 2015