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English transcription: Pakistan Forest Institute, a United Nations Special Fund Project. Research workers at the institute study various plants and shrubs which can be made to thrive in arid zones. An "acacia melanoxylon."
French transcription: Institut forestier pakistanais (Projet du fonds spécial des Nations Unies). Les chercheurs de l'Institut étudient les différentes plantes et arbustes pouvant s'adapter à la zone aride. Ici, un "acacia melanoxylon."
Location: Peshawar.

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English transcription: Pakistan Forest Institute, a United Nations Special Fund project. Dr. Tore Arnborg of Sweden, a United Nations expert (bending) is in charge of the organisation of this Institute.
French transcription: Institut forestier pakistanais (Projet du Fonds Spécial des Nations Unies). L'organisation de l'Institut est confiée à un expert du Fonds Spécial des Nations Unies, M. Tore Arnborg (Suède). On le voit, ici (penché), visitant une pépinière.
Description: Outdoors, under a thatched roof, are 8 men 4 - in traditional dress - seated on the ground around a pile of soil, and surrounded by numerous scattered and piled up clay pots; 2 men - in western-style dress - apparently demonstrating to those seated how the pots are to be filled; and 2 other men, mostly hidden. In the background are many small clay pots that seem to be baking in the sun.
Location: Peshawar (West Pakistan).

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English transcription: Pakistan Forest Institute, a United Nations Special Fund Project. Research workers at the Institute study various plants and shrubs which can be made to thrive in arid zones. Professor Khattak examines an acacia cyanophylla.
French transcription: Institut forestier pakistanais (Projet du Fonds Spécial des Nations Unies). Les chercheurs de l'Institut étudiant les différents plantes et arbustes pouvant s'adapter à la zone aride. Ici, le Professeur Khattak examine un acacia cyanophylla.
Description: A man wearing long-sleeved white shirt examining long thin leaves and small round flowers of a small bushy tree. Another man in traditional dress has hands on the very dry, cracked ground. There is a small sign attached to a picket stuck in the ground and reading cyanophylla australia.
Location: Peshawar.

PHOTO0000001534

English transcription: West Pakistan. Pakistan Forest Institute, a United Nations Special Fund Project. Observing the evolution of "vanessa plychloros" (a pest which attacks plants).
French transcription: Pakistan Occidental. Institut forestier pakistanais (Projet du Fonds Spécial des Nations Unies). Observation de l'évolution du "vanessa plychloros" (sorte de peste) qui attaque certaines plantes.
Description: A man wearing glasses observes a speciman through a magnifying glass set on a table. On the table are also some large glass vases closed at the top, containing plants. One vase has a label reading "EXPT NO 16."
Location: Peshawar.

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English transcription: Pakistan Forest Institute, a United Nations Special Fund Project. Examination of plant-destroying insects.
French transcription: Institut forester pakistanais (Projet du Fond Spécial des Nations Unies). Examen des différents insectes qui s'attaquent au feuilles des plantes.
Description: Un homme est en train d'observer des feuilles au microscope. Sur son bureau sont posés des feuilles, une buche ainsi que des dessins d'insectes. Il y a également une série d'échantillons mis dans des petits tubes.
Location: Peshawar.

PHOTO0000001954

English transcription: Pakistan Forest Institute, a United Nations Special Fund Project. Dr. Tore Arnborg, a United Nations expert from Sweden (Centre), is in charge of the organization of this institute. He is seen here visiting the nursery.
French transcription: Institut forestier pakistanais (Project du Fonds Spécial des Nations Unies). L’organisation de l’Institut est confiée à un expert du Fonds Spécial des Nations Unies, M. Tore Arnborg (Suède) . On le voit, ici, (au centre), visitant une pépinière.
Description: There is a scientist in the picture who you can easily be able to pinpoint who he is. This is a nursery for plants most likely in a third world country and you are able to make that description because of the clothing worn by the man who is watering the plants at the front of the picture.
Location: Peshawar .

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English transcription: West Pakistan. Pakistan Forest Institute, a United Nations Special Fund Project. Soil being analysed in the Institute's laboratory. From left to right Professor G. H. Khattak; Dr T. Arnborg, a United Nations expert Professor Faslawahid.
Description: Lab workers and experts in a laboratory full of bottles and glasses containing liquids; also various scientific instruments.
Location: Peshawar.

PHOTO0000001544

English transcription: West Pakistan. Pakistan Forest Institute, a United Nations Special Fund Project. Apparatus used for making very thin cross-sections of plants for microscopic examination.
French transcription: Pakistan Occidental. Institut forestier pakistanais (Projet du Fonds Spécial des Nations Unies). Appareil servant à découper des lamelles très minces de toutes sortes de plantes, feuilles, etc. pour des examens microscopiques.
Description: Arm and gloved hand of laboratory technician using an apparatus holding a metal blade set on top of a round metal surface.
Location: Peshawar.

PHOTO0000001457

English transcription: Pakistan Forest Institute, a United Nations Special Fund Project. Measuring the width of a tree trunk as part of the research programme.
French transcription: Institut forestier pakistanais (Projet du Fonds Spécial des Nations Unies). Mensuration de l'épaisseur d'un arbre pour contrôler son développement.
Description: Two men stand by a tree as one of the men holds up a ruler to measure the trunk.
Location: Peshawar.