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Title: Proceedings of the Symposium on Sandalwood in the Pacific April 9-11, 1990, Honolulu, Hawaii
Author: Hamilton, Lawrence; Conrad, C. Eugene, technical coordinators
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-122. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station: 84 p
Station ID: GTR-PSW-122
Description: Sandalwood (Santalum spp.) trees grow in a variety of climates around the world and are culturally and economically important to about 15 countries. Exploitation of the fragrant heartwood for carvings, oil, and incense in the past has led to the need to conserve and manage the genus. The first substantial logging of sandalwood in Hawaii in 150 years generated local controversy in 1988, uncovered misinformation and speculation about the genus, and eventually led to the symposium in 1990. Papers in this proceedings cover history, distribution, status, ecology, management, propagation, and use of sandalwood. A synthesis paper summarizes the state-of-knowledge of the symposium participants. Research is needed to fill gaps in information on various aspects of sandalwood in many of the countries where it grows.
Key Words: forestry, Pacific, sandalwood, Santalum, Australia, Hawaii, India, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu
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Front Matter 558 KB
Sandalwood in the Pacific: A state-of-knowledge synthesis and summary from the April 1990 Symposium 291 KB
Managing Sandalwood for conservation in North Queensland, Australia 284 KB
Applegate, Grahame B.; Davis, Allan G. W.; Annable, Peter
Status of management and silviculture research on sandalwood in Western Australia and Indonesia 289 KB
McKinnell, F. H.
The Sandalwood industry in Australia: a history 915 KB
Sandalwood–the myth and the reality 233 KB
Propagation of Santalum, Sandalwood tree 190 KB
Hirano, Robert T.
The History of human impact on the genus Santalum in Hawai'i 546 KB
Merlin, Mark; VanRavenswaay, Dan
Sandalwood: current interest and activity by the Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife 148 KB
Distribution and status of Sandalwood in Hawai'i 233 KB
Status and cultivation of Sandalwood in India 252 KB
Rai, Shobha N.
Growing Sandalwood in Nepal—Potential silvicultural methods and research priorities 202 KB
Neil, Peter E.
The status of Sandalwood (S. macgregorii) in Papua New Guinea 187 KB
John H. Paul
Status of Sandalwood resources in Vanuatu 268 KB
Bule, Leonard; Daruhi, Godfrey
Hamilton, Lawrence; Conrad, C. Eugene, technical coordinators 1990. Proceedings of the Symposium on Sandalwood in the Pacific April 9-11, 1990, Honolulu, Hawaii Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-122. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station: 84 p.
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