Agarwood: Science Behind the Fragrance by Rozi Mohamed

By Rozi Mohamed

This e-book offers readers new info to appreciate the mechanism of agarwood induction and as a result get rid of the myths surrounding agarwood formation. one of many demanding situations in preserving agarwood assets is species id. during this publication, taxonomy and systematics of agarwood-producing bushes from ancient and up to date views is mentioned, and information are given for deciding on cultivated species. moreover, colour illustrations are given to spotlight vegetative and reproductive features in addition to anatomical good points, for identity reasons of either plant and agarwood assets. one other problem that planters are dealing with is in buying the proper process for agarwood induction, hence improvement of agarwood induction applied sciences could be reviewed. A bankruptcy devoted to bioinduction is incorporated. The ebook will include a bankruptcy at the use of non-destructive know-how as a administration software for cultivating agarwood. The booklet additionally discusses matters in relation to agarwood grades. The absence of a global general that's applicable through manufacturer and shopper nations extra complicates the problem. different priceless info encompasses a systematic revelation of agarwood components and their advanced chemistry, and highlights on a selected pharmaceutical property.

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2014b). Various conventional methods have been developed. For example, the Chinese farmers have been using the burning-chisel-drilling and partial-trunk-pruning methods. Other methods of wounding by using ax, machete, bark removal, and nailing have also been useful in other parts of the world such as in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. These methods are hand-down traditions and have been practiced sustainably on trees growing on individual and ancestral lands and in natural forests. 2 Non-customary Induction Over decades, people pondered on how agarwood forms in nature.

All applied open wounds as the mode of inoculation with the only difference being the fungal species. The outcomes of their inoculation tests were of mixed results. At that point, it was concluded that agarwood formation was initiated by wounding followed by nonspecific fungal infection (Rahman and Basak 1980). 3 Modern Artificial Induction To meet the demand and market needs of agarwood, large plantations have been established in sourcing countries. This trend has been increasing for the last 20 years with participation from individuals, local communities, entrepreneurs, and government agencies.

TrnL-trnF sequence data imply paraphyly of Aquilaria and Gyrinops (Thymelaeaceae) and provide new perspectives for agarwood identification. Plant Syst Evol. 2005;254:1–12. Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae. 1991. cn]. Access date 3 Aug 2015. Gilg E. Thymelaeaceae. In: Engler A, Prantl K, editors. Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien III, 6a. Leipzig: Engelman; 1894. p. 216–45. Hailier JG. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Thymelaeaceen und ihrer natüralichen Umgrenz-ungen. Meded Rijaks Herb. 1922;44:1–31.

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