Agarwood, aloeswood or gharuwood is a fragrant dark resinous wood used in incense, . In addition, agarwood plantations have been established in a number of countries, and reintroduced into countries such as Malaysia and Sri Lanka as. AGAR PLANTATION About Us The importance of agar wood for many uses has long been recognized. Agar wood is also considered the world’s most valuable. Agarwood Plantation. View Farm in Forest Merchang Karas,Terengganu. Agarwood comes from the Sanskrit word ‘order’ which means heavy wood (sink) tree.

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Formation of agar wood occurs in the trunk and roots of trees that have been penetrated by an insect feeding on wood and oily resin, the Ambrosia beetle Dinoplatypus chevrolati.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Sir, I wants to know about artificial inoculation. Coco peat can absorb large volumes of water. Hi there Sir, will Agarwood grow well in Philippines?.

A common method in artificial forestry is to inoculate trees with the fungus. Were on Latitude South Planting hole preparation 40cm x 40cm x40cm.

Deep, rich, earthy and personal, its sweet yet sharp balsamic woodiness will enter you through all of your senses.

In plantation forestry, it is essential to carefully assess the ecological conditions at the planting and to assess whether a potential species will survive and grow.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. May 29, at 1: During the sixth century CE in Japan, in planfation recordings of the Nihon Shoki The Chronicles of Japan the second oldest book of classical Japanese history, mention is made of a large piece of fragrant wood identified as agarwood.


It is also a secretive world, with tales spun to accommodate the expectations of the buyer. In the wild, the production of this resin can take many years and like a good wine, the older the resin-the more prized it becomes.

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However, these are very complicated structures that are extremely expensive to synthesize, which makes it commercially unattractive. The agarwood distiller pays taxes to harvest from a certain area of forest—the gatherers bring the wood to him where it is examined, and, if of suitable quality, bought. As a part of the plantatioon of our project for Production and Utilization of Technology for Sustainable Development of agar wood, we Agar woods is going on a fast pace targeting to achieve the goals.

Planting hole preparation 40cm x 40cm x40cm. Agarwood distils for about lpantation week.

What is Agarwood

April 15, at I have talked about the meaning of agarwood with devout Muslims over endless tiny cups of tea all over the Middle East, and I can tell you this: Not to be confused with Agalloch. Agarwood comes from the Sanskrit word ‘ order’ which means heavy wood sink tree produces resin or resin that has a very fragrant aroma when burned. Then are the lower but still acceptable qualities, which go all over Asia for incense making.

Then it is graded minutely. Then deposits must be made and contracts plantatlon. Distillable wood is only good for a few months, as the essential oil cells dry out; so oud is distilled from freshly felled trees.

What is Agarwood

Older seedlings might not be good due to root coiling in the confined planation if polybag is not big enough. Other methods have been experimented with: March 11, at This walk is through heavy jungle, thick with foliage and bugs and always mountainous. Faith healers in the Middle East use it at curative ceremonies, Japanese pilgrims donate flowers and agarwood oil to Shinto-Buddhist temples, and Vietnamese religious groups are obliged to bring agarwood to ceremonies at zgarwood temples in Mekong Delta communities.


CITES also provides that international trade in agarwood be subject to controls designed to ensure that harvest and exports are not to the detriment of the survival of the species in the wild. Agarwood trees like it reasonably avarwood, up to human body temperature, but need the relief of natural shade, like palm trees. Incense material Resins Wood Medicinal plants of Asia.

This is so rare and valuable that it is not really even considered agarwood anymore, but just Kannam. You are commenting using your WordPress.

Agar wood is derived from the diseased timber of Aquilaria species of the family Thymelaeaceae. Its therapeutic property is used as an ingredient in medicine for treating pleurisy, asthma, rheumatism and jaundice. I have travelled to the great agarwood markets of Bangkok, Singapore and Bombay and learnt the Chinese grading system in Manchuria. Chamfer the circumference of planting hole to improve water catchment.