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A needle oil of Cedrus atlantica (Endl.) G. Manetti produced in Morocco was analyzed by Lahlou et al. (2000). The main constituents characterized in this oil were:
Yassaa et al. (2000) measured the terpenoid composition in the ambient air surrounding trees of C. atlantica and identified the following volatile compounds:
They were also able to show that the limonene and α-fenchyl alcohol were characterized in their (R)–(+)–forms.
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