Monthly Archives: July 2013

Agarwood investors or growers must read

Agarwood inoculation provides opportunity for business for many. One US company was trying to sell kits to Lao famers for $100 US per kit, per tree. Clearly this is unreasonable and shows little understanding for the situation in Laos, where … Continue reading

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Tree injury prevention

I have received repeated questions from either visitors or village people on why plastic cover was used ? Following photos were taken on 12 July 2012 when the trees were 11-month old. For weed management, I don’t use herbicide to … Continue reading

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Indecisive situation

One proverb says “A woman can satisfy only to one man but can not satisfy every men”. Whatever you do, people will always find something new to say. If you venture into Gaharu business, this universal problem will hit you, … Continue reading

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Tigers freed after five days — they were safe

BANDA ACEH, INDONESIA (8 July 2013)—Rescuers on Monday reached five men trapped in trees by several Sumatran tigers for five days after the angry animals mauled a sixth man to death, police said. First Lt. Surya Purba said three tamers … Continue reading

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Gaharu hunters trapped by “Big cat”

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (8July 2013) – Rescuers are searching for five men reportedly trapped in trees by several Sumatran tigers after the angry animals mauled a sixth man to death, police said Monday. Local police chief Lt. Col. Dicky Sondani … Continue reading

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Agarwood nightmare

Vietnam, Million-dollar ky nam (agarwood) has enticed thousands of dreamers all over the country to try their luck in a jungle in the central region where they are being threatened by theft, rockslides, and deadly diseases or even involved in … Continue reading

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