rubber tree


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As guayule grows in arid regions, as opposed to the tropical regions where the Hevea brasiliensis rubber tree is found, the further development of guayule rubber is anticipated to contribute to the diversification of natural rubber sources.
Rubberwood, para wood, hevea, rubber tree, caoutchouc tree, arbol de caucho, sibi-sibi, mapalapa, seringa, serlnguera, capi, jeve, shiringa.
But the dandelion can be harvested the same year it is planted, rather than after the five to seven years it takes a rubber tree to mature.
In Xishuangbanna, rubber tree planting and rubber production have forged a link between tropical jungle villages like Mandi and Ganlanba, which is the hub of China's booming car industry, and the wider capitalist world system.
Bridgestone Corporation has announced that it has successfully decoded the main genome sequence for Hevea brasiliensis - commonly known as the rubber tree - a tropical tree native to Brazil and currently the only plant that can produce natural latex rubber as a raw material for industrial applications.
Tokyo, July 10, 2012 - (JCN) - Bridgestone has successfully decoded the main genome sequence for Hevea brasiliensis, a euphorbiaceous plant material for producing latex commonly known as the rubber tree, which produces latex.
To achieve its self-sufficiency, Brazil has to expand the planted area and develop new rubber tree clones with high productivity, quality and uniformity, which are the foremost characteristics aimed by industries.
Four rubber tree tappers and one paramilitary escort were killed, and eight others were wounded, when armed men attacked as their vehicle entered the Tumahubong Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Incorporated Development Cooperative in Sapak Bulak village, Sumisip town, at around five yesterday morning, Army Lieutenant Colonel Randolph Cabangbang, a spokesman for the Western Mindanao Command, told the Mindanao Examiner.
Jean-Francois Guillon (above), AfriRen Chief Executive, said, "The processing of the rubber tree into woodchips, its road transportation, as well as its export on bulk vessels to Europe will use new methods and forestry technology which have never been seen in this country before.
The adjacent box contained a slightly more successful cast, as the wax for just a few rubber tree leaves had leaked into an amorphous form.
The three bombs exploded in a rubber tree plantation in Yaha district of Yala Province as workers began arriving at the plantation, according to the police.
I discovered that a plant in my yard is related to the rubber tree and secrets a latex sap.