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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Aquilaria microcarpa

On the contrary, non-conventional method for the production of large volume of quality gaharu from Aquilaria tree is also available and continuously explored. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: 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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Team WILD, an aauilaria squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! When the trees were infected with mold, it begins to produce an aromatic resin in response to this attack.

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.

It bears white flowers that are sweetly scented. In Malaysia, Gaharu continue to be highly demanded by the cosmetic and manufacturing industries. This species is featured in: The traded price ranges from low to extremely high depending on the values and qualities of the gaharu produced.

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The main consumers are from the Middle East and China Burkill The resin is commonly called gaharu, jinko, aloeswood, agarwood, pokok karas or oud and is valued in many cultures for its distinctive fragrance, and thus is used for incense and perfumes. It may NOT be used within Apps. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. In the Middle East, particularly the Arab, gaharu are largely used as incense in religious ceremonies or spiritual rituals.

In Peninsular Malaysia, approximately 0. Gaharu can be produced through conventional and non-conventional methods. 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.

Internationally, gaharu are widely traded to the Middle East, China, Taiwan and Japan in the form of solid wood to be used as incense for traditional and aquilaris ceremonies, medicinal purposes, and in distilled pure resin form for perfume and perfume component. Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. Help us share the wonders of the natural world.

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X Close Image credit. A total of about fifteen 15 species of Aquilaria have been reported and have significant commercial value.

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MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Currently the demand for gaharu is high and large quantities are traded in domestic and international market. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.


Aquilariia biggest consumers of agarwood products are Middle East, Taiwan and Japan whereas the biggest exporter of gaharu is Indonesia. Information on Aquilaria microcarpa is currently being aqiularia and written and will appear here shortly. Which species are on kicrocarpa road to recovery?

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Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. A shade-tolerant tree, Aquilaria is an understory tree of mature evergreen and semi-evergreen forest occurring at low to medium altitudes, generally up to m above sea level depending on the type of species. As the infection grows, it results in a very rich, dark resin within the heartwood. Agarwood trees are able to be harvested after 7 years of planting.

Currently China is the biggest consumers of gaharu with an import of tons per year. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: If you are able to help please contact: For more than years, Gaharu has been traded across Europe and Asia.

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Annual Gaharu exports from Malaysia amounted to RM72mil a year. These species include Aquilaria malaccensis, A. Gaharu served as raw material for the production of many aromatic medicinal products, such stimulant, tonic and carminative medicine.

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