Agathis, kauri pine, is a genus of moderately fast-growing conifers, mainly of the tropical Far East, which produce a valuable timber and the resin Manila copal. Current knowledge and research in progress on its ecology, timber, resin, cultivation, seed storage, vegetative propagation, future potential and conservation are summarized.
WHITMORE, T.C. (1980). Utilization, potential and conservation of Agathis, a genus of tropical Asian conifers. Economic Botany. 34 (1) 1-12.