Factsheet Category: Resins

Sometimes, the profitability of a natural resource use depends more on the business model and the entrepreneurial culture on which its exploitation is based,
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Some aspects contribute to the increase of resin tapping costs and, hence, to the reduction of resin yield, namely: the limitation on the diameter of the
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The wide potential of resin acids as bioactive agents could be considered as very promoting products for new applications of the natural forms and
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The exploitation of pine forests in Tunisia which covered up to 50% of the total forest area could contribute and generate additional income sources
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To explore options for the management of pinaster pine stands that lead to increased resin production and therefore improved profitability, thus reducing dependence on
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The study advances in the socio-labour reality knowledge of the Spanish workers dedicated to the resin extraction, and in the group perception about aspects
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The association “Gemme la forêt d’Aquitaine” was founded on 7 March 2014. Its aim is to revive resin extraction in the Landes de Gascogne
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Within the framework of the European project SustForest Plus for the revival of gemmaging in Europe, the Centre Régional de la Propriété Forestière de
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The standardisation study facilitates the inclusion of wood from resin tapped pines in the Spanish standard UNE 56544 (Visual classification of sawn wood for
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Researchers and forest managers interested in the study of the resin resource have difficulties in locating and accessing experimental data generated in previous projects. This
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