Download PDF by Rozi Mohamed: Agarwood: Science Behind the Fragrance

By Rozi Mohamed

ISBN-10: 9811008329

ISBN-13: 9789811008320

ISBN-10: 9811008337

ISBN-13: 9789811008337

This booklet supplies readers new details 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 keeping agarwood assets is species identity. during this ebook, taxonomy and systematics of agarwood-producing bushes from historic and up to date views is mentioned, and information are given for settling on cultivated species. moreover, colour illustrations are given to focus on vegetative and reproductive features in addition to anatomical beneficial properties, for identity reasons of either plant and agarwood resources. one other problem that planters are dealing with is in buying the proper strategy for agarwood induction, therefore improvement of agarwood induction applied sciences might be reviewed. A bankruptcy devoted to bioinduction is integrated. The booklet will include a bankruptcy at the use of non-destructive expertise as a administration device for cultivating agarwood. The e-book additionally discusses matters on the subject of agarwood grades. The absence of a global general that's applicable by way of manufacturer and customer nations additional complicates the difficulty. different invaluable details features a systematic revelation of agarwood elements and their complicated chemistry, and highlights on a selected pharmaceutical property.

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The wood anatomical characteristics are described in the standard terminology of the International Association of Wood Anatomists (IAWA) (IAWA Committee 1989). 1 27 Macroscopic Features When observing the macroscopic feature of Aquilaria wood with the naked eye or magnifier with a magnification of 10×, the following should be noted: the wood color, odor, growth rings, vessel arrangements and size, rays, and included phloem. The wood color is yellowish white (Fig. 3). Once the wood is exposed to the air for a long term, its surface will turn dark (Fig.

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