The genus Eucalyptus
comprises of a large number of evergreen and fast-growing trees of tropical climates that belong to family Myrtaceae. They are native to Australia. Different species within this genus are well adapted to various climatic conditions and are grown throughout the world. Depending on the species, these trees can be very fragrant. They are valued for their timber, oil, and are important in pulp and paper industry. Eucalyptus oil has great commercial value being used for medicinal, industrial or aromatic purposes. Because of the great economic importance, large number of groups through out the world are involved in various aspects of Eucalyptus
research. A report can be obtained from the Eucagen
Eucalyptus urophylla is a fast growing, high yielding Eucalyptus species of great commercial value.
Last modified: Jan 03 2012