|Statement||[compiled by Kaw Hun Woon.|
|Series||R.R.I.M. Library. Bibliography, no. 17|
|LC Classifications||Z5074.H58 K68|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||73941479|
Title. Hevea brasiliensis, or Para rubber, its botany, cultivation, chemistry and diseases, By. Wright, Herbert. Type. Book MaterialBook Edition: 2d Ed. The Hevea tree is subject to many types of diseases that must be controlled for economic production. Three types of root disease, classified as white, red, and brown, are controlled by cutting away diseased tissue and applying prophylactic coatings. Seringueira (Hevea brasiliensis) - Duration: Museu da Amazônia 6, views. HOW TO MAKE A RUBBER TREE (RUBBER PLANT, FICUS ELASTICA) BRANCH OUT / JOY US GARDEN - Duration: Hevea brasiliensis is native to Brazil (parts of the Amazon Basin and Matto Grosso) and the Guianas, but most of the world's rubber comes from plantations in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. Although rubber is still tapped from wild trees in the Amazon basin, production in South American plantations is hampered by a fungal disease known as South American leaf blight.
A superb book, very concise and well written, giving a wealth of information on or more species including descriptions, habitat, cultivation details and plant uses. A wealth of colour photographs bring each plant vividly to life. Natural rubber, produced by Hevea brasiliensis (Müll. Arg.) has been known since ancient times and the Mayas and Aztecs used it in their daily life and religious ceremonies (Serier, ). A pathological survey of the Para rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) in the Amazon Valley / Related Titles. Series: Department bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. By. Weir, James R. (James Robert), Type. Book. Material. Published material. Publication info. Natural rubber derived from Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. Ex. A. de. Juss. Müell-Arg.) is cis-1,4-polyisoprene (C 5 H 8) n, where n may range from to 2,, (Pushparajah, ).Unknown to the mankind for over years, the scientific advancement through the discovery of vulcanization by Goodyear in adjudged rubber as a prime industrial commodity (Priyadarshan & Clément-Demange, ).
Rubber tree, (Hevea brasiliensis), South American tropical tree of the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae). Cultivated on plantations in the tropics and subtropics, especially in Southeast Asia and western Africa, it replaced the rubber plant in the early 20th century as the chief source of natural has soft wood; high, branching limbs; and a large area of bark. Hevea Brasiliensis, or Para Rubber: Its Botany, Cultivation, Chemistry and Diseases, With Plates and Diagrams (Classic Reprint) [Herbert Wright] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from Hevea Brasiliensis, or Para Rubber: Its Botany, Cultivation, Chemistry and Diseases, With Plates and Diagrams In the previous editionCited by: 4. As in any other tree species, Hevea is also multiplied by both seeds and vegetative means. There are different kinds of rubber seeds such as (i) legitimate, (ii) illegitimate, (iii) ordinary, (iv. Hevea Brasiliensis: Or Para Rubber, Its Botany, Cultivation, Chemistry and Diseases. Preview this book it may be concluded that there is a greater exudation of latex from wounds made at the base of the trunks of Hevea trees than at any higher region: that the exudations from one to five or six feet up the trunk differ little ; and that.