than that of Jati Sanchi, so Jati Sanchi is preferred for commercial cultivation ( Saikia and Agar oil and agaru or agarwood are the most exalted perfumery raw . Resource: Even as it is commercially viable, plantation of Agarwood (acquilaria agallocha), which began in s in Panbang, Zhemgang has. 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.

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The resinous wood is used as incense, for medicinal purposes, and pure resin in clutivation form is used as an essential oil as well as a perfume component. Resin impregnated in the heartwood a number of agar wood-producing species is due to fungal infection. The largest exporters are Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.

Planting method | Gaharu 沉香 Agarwood

Because of rapid depletion in the wild, convention on international zgarwood in endangered species of wild fauna and flora listed Agarwoods like aquilaria, gonystylus and gyrinops as potentially threatened species.

Lack of scientific and technical knowledge to grow Agarwood in large scale also impeded plantation. The essential oil is derived from the heartwood of the agarwood tree. Later on, following its success, the crop is cultivatuon to various geographical locations of Karnataka and other South Indian states. Generally Coco peat can absorb water about half of its volume and 5 to 6 times its weight.

Agar wood also contains anti-oxidative properties that help to prevent the aging process. There are many grades of Agarwood oil.

Aquilaria can grow on a wide range of soils, including poor sandy soil. Agar wood tea agarowod safe to be consumed on a regular basis. Agarwood is also grown as an alternative plant in over 1, areca nut farms wherever sufficient place is available.


Aquilaria crassna is listed as a critically endangered species in Viet Nam, and A. About 67 plantations have taken up the mono-cropping of agarwood by planting seedlings in an acre, in 9X9 spacing, by adopting advanced cultivation and irrigation system.

On the distillation level—the distiller can include the hydrosol with the essential oil or lie about the length of distillation.

Various fungi are associated with agar wood formation although it is still not completely clear which ones make the plant generate the resin. Generally Coco peat can absorb water about half of its volume and 5 to 6 times its weight. However, these are very complicated structures that are extremely expensive to synthesize, which makes it commercially unattractive.

According to standard consumption, ml boiled water is enough for 1 gram tea leaves but you may find the taste too strong, more water can be added to adjust the bitterness and that should be the amount or daily consumption.

May 16, at 1: November 1, at 7: In that case, we will benefit if we can culture that microscopic insect in abundance in laboratory and leave in augarwood to bore and produce mould for formation of the high value substance from the wood.

Phialophora parasitica, Torula sp. The quality of grade is dependent on the grade of wood used and the length of distillation. The occurrence of this-so-called the wood of the gods has been strongly surrounded by myths and history. Planting hole preparation 40cm x 40cm x40cm. There are no truly similar species or known sythetics that come close to the real scent.

You are not required to boil your tea on the stove like making artichoke flower tea but 80 C degree water is perfect to make good tea.


The laxative effect of Agar wood leaves aid digestive system and improve bowel movements. Nevertheless, gewog forestry extension agent, Lekey Tsedup, said permits to harvest Agarwood from private land are given except for those trees from sokshing and tsamdro.

Planting method

Over 2, coffee estates are planted with agarwood numbering about 75 to per acre in estates growing the Robusta variety of coffee, and to plants per acre in estates growing the Arabica variety of coffee. Advantage of TSP and DAP are both highly soluble and thus dissolves quickly in soil to release plant-available phosphate.

If they promote and handle its not a tough job to attract investors from India. Agarwood agarwod commercially viable because of its uses in medicines, incense and production of oil.

A strong cultifation exists between use, religion, and curative properties, and elaborate traditional and religious ceremonies are known around the world.

Most of our plantations are in an elevation ranging between 2, ft and 3, ft from MSL, in climatic zones that have freezing winters and warm summers, conditions necessary to produce the best quality of resinous wood. Bold initiatives agarwokd by our organisation, along with long-term services, complete agarwood solutions and buy-back assurance of mature trees resulted in the large scale development of plantations.

Older seedlings might not be good due to root coiling in fultivation confined polybag if polybag is not big enough. The scent is particularly sought after.

A wide array of products of different grades is available on the market, varying with geographical location and cultural deposition.