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Useful Chemicals From the Main Commercial Tree Species in the UK
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This site provides information on the chemical products reported to date in the main tree species of commercial interest in the UK.
Information on general and traditional uses, tissue sources (e.g. bark, root or heartwood), reported yields and activities where known is searchable by a wide variety of keywords such as, chemical name, CAS number, tree species name, source material and also by potential activity and end use, or in any combination. The database can also be browsed in its entirety (though this may take sometime to download). Original reference source are provided to allow further study.
Comprehensive background information on current knowledge and actual and potential exploitation of chemicals from trees is also provided.
The web site and database will be updated as new information comes to light. If you have any information to contribute please send to contacts shown on the left.