Scientific name as Aquilaria is resinous heartwood native to South East Asia
Aquilaria and other agarwood producing species are now listed under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendix II. 国际贸易公约濒危野生动植物物种
Forest tree, grows up to 40 meters high and 80 centimeters in diameter
Wild trees become randomly infected with some parasite fungi or molds and begin to produce Agarwood in heartwood due to immune response to this attack, <10% of wild mature Aquilaria tree can naturally produce resin.
Cultivated trees as young as four years of age by using inducement technique. In old days, accurate estimation of the quality and yield of such “Agarwood” is still a pending question, however site Research and Development, unique discovery has overwritten the statement by some agarwood growers.