The laboratory extends technical inputs in teaching, training and analytical fields to research projects and ongoing training programmes of the Institute. The laboratory is equipped with various basic and modern equipment (Digital pH and Conductivity Meters, Spectrophotometer, Digital Balance, Digital Furnace, Hot Air Oven, Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (AAS),
High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC), UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, Microwave Digester, Automatic Nitrogen Analyser, Automatic Fiber Analyser, Microscopes, Ultra pure Water Purification System etc.) required for the analysis of various physio-chemical parameters of plant, soil and water samples.
Teaching classes followed by practical for various ongoing courses of the Institute, for the students from FRI University, HNB Garhwal University & University of Mumbai and Forest Officials from Bhutan & Pakistan were conducted at the laboratory on ‘Instrumentation and Analytical Techniques’.This includes herbivore pellet and carnivore scat analysis, collection & preservation of biological materials, collection of meteorological data, age and sex determination of animals, osteology of mammals and analysis of plant, soil and water samples for various parameters.
Contact: Dr. J. A. Johnson
Email: jaj [at] wii [dot] gov [dot] in
Last Updated: May 20, 2020