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The effect of tapping for frankincense on sexual reproduction in Boswellia papyrifera.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Rijkers, T. & Ogbazghi, W. & Wessel, M. & Bongers, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the Horn of Africa, frankincense (an aromatic hardened wood resin) is obtained by tapping Boswellia papyrifera. World-wide, frankincense is of grea...

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Limitations to sustainable frankincense production: blocked regeneration, high adult mortality and declining populations.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Groenendijk, P. & Eshete, A. & Sterck, F. J. & Zuidema, P. A. & Bongers, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resins are highly valued non-timber forest products (NTFP). One of the most widely traded resins is frankincense, tapped from several Boswellia tree s...

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