Learn more about the Aquilaria – with amazing Aquilaria photos and facts on Arkive. PDF | Aquilaria microcarpa is one of agarwood-producing plants. Interaction of pathogenic fungi may cause physiological changes that have an. This species has not been investigated so far. Aquilaria microcarpa is one of Aquilaria species that grows in Indonesia. The sample plant used.

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Currently China is the biggest consumers of gaharu with an import of tons per year. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox.

Gaharu also known as agarwood, aloeswood or eaglewood is the resinous, fragrant and highly valuable heartwood produced by the Aquilaria tree which has been widely used by the aromatic industry.

Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. It bears white flowers that are sweetly scented.

Aquilaria microcarpa

Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. The traded price ranges from low to extremely high depending on the values and qualities of the gaharu produced. Conventionally, gaharu is produced by wounding the Aquilaria tree involving slashing with parang or knife in order for the trees to be infected and begin to produce aromatic resin.


Rodents of Unusual Size. X Close Image credit. Inoculation process can be applied when the tree is 5 years old and it can produced excellent Agarwood continuously over the 2 years.

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Aquilaria microcarpa – Wikipedia

Agarwood trees are able to be harvested after 7 years of planting. Annual Gaharu exports from Malaysia amounted to RM72mil a year. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: MyARKive offers micrlcarpa scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.

All these Aquilaria species are significantly important for gaharu industries. Gaharu can be produced through conventional and non-conventional methods. The essential oil extracted from the wood served as constituent of medicines for palpitation of the heart and other ills Burkill, Share this image — Hide sharing options.


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Lindsey Paretti aqjilaria Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Gaharu served as raw material for the production of many aromatic medicinal products, such stimulant, tonic and carminative medicine.

The biggest consumers of agarwood products are Middle East, Taiwan and Japan whereas the biggest exporter of gaharu is Indonesia. This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.

Currently the demand for gaharu is high and large quantities are traded in domestic and international market. In Peninsular Malaysia, approximately 0. The main consumers are from the Middle East and China Burkill Incense tree Aquilaria sinensis. Which species are on the road to recovery?