By Rozi Mohamed
This publication offers readers new info to appreciate the mechanism of agarwood induction and consequently eliminate the myths surrounding agarwood formation. one of many demanding situations in preserving agarwood assets is species id. during this booklet, taxonomy and systematics of agarwood-producing bushes from historic and up to date views is mentioned, and tips are given for making a choice on cultivated species. additionally, colour illustrations are given to spotlight vegetative and reproductive features in addition to anatomical good points, for id reasons of either plant and agarwood assets. one other problem that planters are dealing with is in buying the right kind procedure for agarwood induction, therefore improvement of agarwood induction applied sciences might be reviewed. A bankruptcy devoted to bioinduction is integrated. The booklet will contain a bankruptcy at the use of non-destructive know-how as a administration device for cultivating agarwood. The booklet additionally discusses concerns on the subject of agarwood grades. The absence of a global usual that's applicable via manufacturer and client international locations extra complicates the problem. different necessary details contains a systematic revelation of agarwood elements and their advanced chemistry, and highlights on a particular pharmaceutical property.
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The Japanese jinkoh literally means “sinking incense,” and the highest grade is known as kyara (Kiyoko 1992). In Europe, agarwood is historically known as Lignum aquila (eaglewood)/agilawood, Lignum aloes, or aloeswood (Henry and Burnell 1903). Agarwood has high commercial value but the tree source is severely endangered due to indiscriminate felling. Over the years, demand for this scarce material, S. Rasool • R. my © Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016 R. 1007/978-981-10-0833-7_3 39 40 S.
Agarwood: Science Behind the Fragrance by Rozi Mohamed