Gaps in knowledge – the projected programmes include:

A.Further studies on proper site preparation; introduction of nitrogen-flixing trees
B.And multipurpose trees; arid and semi arid zone afforestation; growing of trees in conjunction with agriculture; environment degradation assessment
C.Use of saline water for raising tree crops; forest genetics; setting up of seed orchards
D.All of the above

Present status of research is:

A.To providing a lead to the field foresters for the most efficient management of a limited forest resource
B.And development of wild land resource for the production of goods and services
C.Such as timber, fuelwood, water, wildlife, fodder, forage
D.Minor forest produce for the people of Pakistan, research is several ancillary disciplines
E.All of the above