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Agarwood - the sweet smell of success

In Southeast Asia, indiscriminate felling of Aquilaria trees to harvest their prized, fragrant, resinous heartwood has endangered the species. In a bid to conserve what remains of the wild populations, two organisations are offering a profitable and sustainable alternative to uncontrolled exploitation.


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I am from Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. I am interested in agarwood plantation. I want to know which type of species is the best quality that command the most market demand. Where can I get the supply of seedling? Thank you.
posted by: Dr Dominic Rinyum PhD (14:15:51 Mon 17th October 2011)

Brian. The article focuses on profitable and sustainable alternatives to the uncontrolled exploitation of agarwood and therefore we did not mention other plant and wildlife species.
posted by: producers of the New Agriculturist (17:34:23 Mon 8th March 2010)

no mention of other species of plant or wildlife which co-exists with the Aquilaria,why not?
posted by: brian turner (19:16:12 Fri 26th February 2010)

 

 

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