Write a note on economic importance of gymnosperms. Pitter John Write a note on economic importance of gymnosperms.2011-08-30T08:21:39+00:00 › Forums › Assignment Help › Write a note on economic importance of gymnosperms. Tagged: economics assignment help, gymnosperms This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by Aakanksha 8 years, 2 months ago. Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) Author Posts August 30, 2011 at 8:21 am #1444 Pitter JohnParticipant Write a note on economic importance of gymnosperms. August 30, 2011 at 8:25 am #10009 AakankshaParticipant Answer: Economic importance of Gymnosperms Class : — (a) Construction purposes: Many conifers such as pine, cedar, etc., are sources of the soft wood used in construction and packing. (b) Medicinal uses: An anticancer drug Taxol is obtained from Taxus. Many species of Ephedra produce ephedrine, which can be used in the treatment of asthma and bronchitis. (c) Food source: The seeds of Pinus gerardiana (known as chilgoza) are edible. (d) Source of resins: Resins are used commercially for manufacturing sealing waxes and water-proof paints. A type of resin known as turpentine is obtained from various species of Pinus. Author Posts Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.