Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding
|Type||Education and Research institute|
P.B. No. 1061, R.S. Puram P.O. Coimbatore,
|Campus||Urban : Spread over 163.09 acres (0.6600 km2)|
Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB) is a Forestry Research institute situated in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. It works under the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India.Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding is a national institute formed in April, 1988 under the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), an autonomous council under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. To identify and evolve varieties of species used in afforestation and social forestry that will contribute to the national goal of achieving a growth of 3 to 4 cubic meters of biomass per ha per year within the ecological considerations applicable to the area.
- "Welcome to Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding". Ifgtb.icfre.gov.in. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2002-08-11. Retrieved 2014-08-03.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)