Pyongyang, May 23 (KCNA) -- Recently, big efforts have been directed to clarifying the genetic characteristics of "Kumya Black Pine" and spreading it in the forestry field of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
"Kumya Black Pine" is good for forming forests to break wind and arrest sand shifting as it grows fast in coastal areas.
Its timber can be used for building, furniture, bridge and prop and its resin is efficacious for various inflammations and neuralgia.
Turpentine oil extracted from the resin in the method of steam distillation can be used as melting agent for paint and varnish, and raw material for paint and insulation.
And its leaf abundant in vitamin C is good for treating vitamin C deficiency. -0-
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