A.P. Forest Development Corporation Ltd

Other Species

The Government of India  have mounted a programme of Vanaspathi Van Project to promote Indian System of Medicine and for development of medicinal plants in degraded forests. Under this project APFDC has taken up ex-situ cultivation in 524 ha and in-situ cultivation in 2450 ha in Eastern ghats and Nallamalai zone coming under Rajahmundry and Kurnool Divisions respectively. The AP Forest Development Corporation has taken up large scale plantations of Amla with proven grafted varieties like NA-7, Chakaiya, BSR-1 etc., in Rajahnundry and Kurnool Divisions.
The species raised under ex-situ cultivation are:
i. Tree species:
Aegle marmelos, Emblica officinalis, Oroxylum indicum, Saraca asoca, Sterculia urens, Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellerica.
ii. Shrubs & Climbers and Herbs & Grasses
Adathoda vasica, Aloe vera, Asparagus racemosus, Bixa orellana, Cassia senna, Chlorophytum borivilianum, Cymbopogon flexuosus, Gloriosa superba, Gymnema sylvestre, Piper longum, Rauvolfia serpentina, Tinospora cordifolia, Withania somnifera.

Global Tender cum eAuction of Red Sander Wood New

Coffee plantations: A boon to tribal people
Coffee plantations raised in 4,000-odd hectares by the Andhra Pradesh Forest Development Corporation (APFDC) in seven mandals in the Agency area is a great boon to tribal women and men.

High Level Eucalyptus Clonal Plantation
APFDC had been raising Industrial Plantations of Eucalyptus and Bamboo so far covering an area of 48,000 ha and 10,000 ha respectively. The plantations raised through seed in the past have given an average yield of only 10 MT/ha at the rotation age of 8/9 years as against projected yields of 40 MT/ha. The yield from subsequent rotations is only ⅓ rd to ¼th of first rotation.