Holson, L. M.
June 2009
American Herb Association Quarterly Newsletter;Summer2009, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p7
The article reports on the demand for fragrant agarwood despite its expensive price. According to the article, almost any price is paid for agarwood in Middle East and Indian agarwood is favored. It is stated that the World Conservation Union (IUCN) list most species as endangered in India, Malaysia, and Indonesia.


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