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Mastic gum (Pistacia lentiscus), cork oak (Quercus suber), argan (Argania spinosa), pine nut (Pinus pinea), pine resin (various spp.) and chestnut (Castanea sativa) by Yorgos Moussouris and Pedro Regato

The following species profiles provide a brief introduction to several of the diverse traditional Mediterranean forestmanagement systems that are associated with NTFPs: mastic gum from maquis woodlands, cork and argan oil from silvopastoral systems, pine nuts and pine resin from lowland coniferous forests and chestnuts from mountain woodlands.