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Sandalwood in the Pacific Region (Aciar Proceedings)

F. H. McKinnell

Sandalwood in the Pacific Region (Aciar Proceedings)

by F. H. McKinnell

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Published by State Mutual Book & Periodical Service, Ltd. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forestry & silviculture: practice & techniques,
  • Pacific Ocean,
  • Agriculture - Forestry,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12063024M
    ISBN 10186320086X
    ISBN 109781863200868
    OCLC/WorldCa28829435

    the region. Local or ethnic foods, like language, are corner-stones of culture and identity. As the world becomes a global village many foods and recipes are shared and mixed between different places and groups. In many of the farthest reaches of the Pacific region, packaged foods have gone from highly.   Beijing throws Mr Modi's words at us and tries to absorb territories to which it laid no formal claims before November The border stalemate with China continues in eastern Ladakh. This is a.

    on Sandalwood in the Pacific April, , Honolulu, Hawaii. Wood inhabiting fungi were isolated from all pruning wounds and identified using the ITS gene region. There was a . Pacific Science (), vol. 34, no. 1 scoured the tropical islands ofthe region for known, but as a result of the dissemination on 20 involved have been the subject ofa number January under the command of of popular books, and so lucrative was the Captain Philip Goodenough. On board was trade in sandalwood that the traders soon.

    Two hundred years of public monopoly and persecution and harassment of those on whose land the plant grew were enough to make the yoyal wood vanish. Roger R.B. Leakey, in Multifunctional Agriculture, Santalum spp. (Sandalwood). Sandalwood describes a number of small tree species in the genus Santalum, which occur in south and Southeast Asia, Australia and the Pacific. The trees produce an oil, deposited in the heartwood, which when extracted by distillation is used in the international perfumery market.


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Sandalwood in the Pacific Region (Aciar Proceedings) by F. H. McKinnell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sandalwood is a class of woods from trees in the genus woods are heavy, yellow, and fine-grained, and, unlike many other aromatic woods, they retain their fragrance for decades. Sandalwood oil is extracted from the woods for use.

Sandalwood is the second-most expensive wood in the world, after African blackwood. [dubious – discuss] Both the wood and the oil. Get this from a library. Sandalwood in the Pacific region: proceedings of a symposium held on 2 June at the XVII Pacific Science.

Sandalwood, any semiparasitic plant of the genus Santalum (family Santalaceae), especially the fragrant wood of the true, or white, sandalwood, Santalum album.

The approximately 10 species of Santalum are distributed throughout southeastern Asia and the islands of the South Pacific. Few Pacific history books have stood the test of time as well as They Came for Sandalwood, but Dorothy Shineberg’s book, first published inhas never been fascinating account of the sandalwood trade describes the first regular contact between Europeans and the Melanesians of New Caledonia, the Loyalty Islands, and the New.

Sandalwood in the Pacific region. The papers reproduced here are edited versions of presentations given at the Symposium on Sandalwood Conservation at the XVII Pacific Science Congress, held in Honolulu, Hawaii, in June This symposium was a follow-up to a previous symposium on Sandalwood in the Pacific held at the East-West Center.

Santalum austrocaledonicum, from which Sandalwood Pacific New Caledonia essential oil is distilled, is a small tree growing up to 13 metres in height at maximum and has rather greyish is sometimes called New Caledonian Sandalwood and locals call it all Sandalwoods, it is parasitic.

Most have been removed from their habitat due to logging. Brennan, P., and Merlin, M. Biogeography and traditional use of Santalum in the Pacific Region. In ‘Sandalwood in the Pacific Region. Proceedings of a symposium held on 2 June at the XVII Pacific Science Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii’.

(Ed. McKinnell.) pp. 31– Sandalwood Press is a book publisher of award-winning fiction titles Rage Against the Dying Light and Back to Jerusalem.

Its imprint Blue Lily Press publishes non-fiction. Countries in this region currently cultivating smaller-scale sandalwood plantations, as well as privately-owned standings of sandalwood, include Vanuatu, the Cook Islands, Fiji, New Caledonia, and Papua New Guinea.

Hawaii also cultivates sandalwood on a very small scale, primarily involving private landowners. sandalwood utilisation in Vanuatu is recorded in Dorothy Shineberg’s book ‘They Came for Sandalwood’. “Sandalwood is an important tree crop that has supported the people of the Pacific Islands for many years.

Sandalwood also has the potential to contribute to the improvement of living standards of the people in the Pacific. Pacific Islands - Pacific Islands - Early European settlement: Oceania became a supply source in for the settlement of Australia. Pigs from Tahiti were landed at Sydney inand until the trade remained important, although it was subject to price fluctuations.

The competition among Europeans for sandalwood, pearl shell, and bêche-de-mer (sea cucumber)—valuable. Sandalwood oil comes from the wood and roots of Santalum album, or the East Indian sandalwood tree. This is one of the most valuable trees in the world.

Its products are used across the globe. Book» Ships, Furs, and Sandalwood: A Yankee Trader in Hawai'I, Hawaiian forests were exhausted and sandalwood from India and other areas in the Pacific drove down the price in Canton and made the Hawaiian trade unprofitable.

Although forests were ravaged, sandalwood trees still survive today, tucked away on less accessible. In this fascinating and exciting overview, Donald B.

Freeman explores the role of the Pacific Ocean in human history. Covering over one third of the globe, the Pacific Ocean plays a vital role in the lives and fortunes of more than two billion people who live on its rim-lands and islands.

It has played a crucial part in shaping the histories of the different Pacific cultures, towards. The Pacific islands have grown in strategic importance, as both superpowers deploy increasing numbers of surface and subsurface vessels as part of an unprecedented buildup of their nuclear-powered and nuclear weapon-carrying fleets.

Figure The South Pacific Region with nmi Exclusive Economic Zones. Sandalwood essential oil by this company is of premium quality. The heartwood of the sandalwood tree is used to extract oil from the region of Mysore, India. Sandalwood essential oil is extracted through the process of steam distillation that keeps all the natural aroma and strength of the plant locked inside the oil.

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Nineteenth-century Europeans trading with China found another valued Pacific resource in fragrant sandalwood, used in China for ornamental carving and cabinet making, as well as incense. By the s these traders had stripped the sandalwood forests of Hawai’i, and looked to islands to the south.

1Presented at the Symposium on Sandalwood in the Pacific, April, Honolulu, Hawai‘i. 2Assistant Tree Breeder, Papua New Guinea Forest Research Institute, Lae, Papua New Guinea.

Sandalwood is classified as a minor part of the forest products industry. The resource conditions of sandalwood are very poor.

Many religions believe that sandalwood creates a link between heaven and earth, and thus powdered sandalwood is used in many spiritual traditions as incense in temples and personal altars to remind one of the fragrant heavens.

Sandalwood, known to be one of the most calming fragrances, has been used as incense for at least years. Besides incense, the sandalwood. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Abstract: The economic and cultural values of sandalwood (Santalum spp.) are attributed to the fragrant oil found mainly in the heartwood.

Sandalwoods grow naturally in a variety of climates from warm desert in Australia to subtropical regions with almost uniform rainfall in Hawai‘i and New .Sandalwood is beneficial for mental clarity. It also helps to create a feeling of relaxation and peace with sweet, light fresh notes.

Try inhaling a few drops of sandalwood essential oil to help set the mood for a quiet time, prayer time or journaling time to increase your ability to focus. *****.Sandalwood (Santalum album L.) is indigenous to India and belongs to the family Santalaceae. It is a vulnerable species as listed in the Red Data Book.

Sandalwood has a .