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The hevea rubber tree in the Amazon Valley

Carl Downey La Rue

The hevea rubber tree in the Amazon Valley

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hevea

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    Statementby Carl D. La Rue
    SeriesDepartment bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 1422, Department bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 1422.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination70 p. :
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25600022M
    OCLC/WorldCa16794447

    Since the end uses of natural rubber are not restricted to automobile tyres, 24, 25 the excellent elasticity of natural rubber 4, 24−26 may necessitate the development of non-Hevea rubbers. Chapter 1 presents some aspects of this topic, and Chapter 2 describes the possibilities of synthetic polymer chemistry.


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The hevea rubber tree in the Amazon Valley by Carl Downey La Rue Download PDF EPUB FB2

The genus Hevea. Geographical distribution. Rubber-bearing species. Status of the rubber industry in the Amazon Valley. Rubber reserves of the Amazon Valley --Plantation possibilities in the Amazon Valley. Types of Hevea brasiliensis in the Amazon Valley.

The disease situation. Hevea brasiliensis is a species of rubberwood that is native to rainforests in the Amazon region of South America, including Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia.

These trees are generally found in low-altitude moist forests, wetlands, riparian zones, forest gaps, and disturbed areas. It is a quick growing tree, often the first to establish itself. Title. The hevea rubber tree in the Amazon Valley / Related Titles.

Series: Department bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 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. Weir, James R. (James Robert), Type. Book. Material. Published material. Publication info. A pathological survey of the Para rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) in the Amazon Valley Item Preview remove-circle A pathological survey of the Para rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) in the Amazon Valley by Weir, James R.

(James Robert), b. Publication date This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library.

During the period from 3rd August to 26th November,the writer studied the diseases of Hevea brasiliensis and related species in the Amazon Valley in connexion with an investigation of the sources of crude rubber. Many of the fungi found are stated to be very imperfectly known. The range of hosts of the wood-destroying species often differs widely from that of the same Cited by: The Rubber Tree Book (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Ap by W.

De Bois Maclaren (Author) See all 18 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Cited by: 4. The Amazon Rubber Boom (Portuguese: Ciclo da borracha [ˈsiklu dɐ buˈʁaʃɐ], to ) was an important part of the economic and social history of Brazil and Amazonian regions of neighboring countries, being related to the extraction and commercialization of ed in the Amazon Basin, the boom resulted in a large expansion of European colonization in the.

UNESCO – EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS SOILS, PLANT GROWTH AND CROP PRODUCTION - - Growth and Production of Rubber - Willy Verheye 1. Introduction Rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) is a fast-growing upright tropical tree crop which is mainly cultivated for its production of latex, a milky plant liquid, which serves as a basis forCited by: In particular: The tree grows wild in the hot, damp forests of the Amazon valley and in other parts of South America that have a similar climate.

The ideal climate for the rubber tree is one which is uniform all the year round, from eighty-nine to ninety-four degrees at noon, and not lower than seventy degrees at night.-D. A rain-forest species of the Amazon Basin, rubber is now an Asian crop, with Asia producing 92% of the world's natural rubber in Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, South Vietnam, and Sarawak.

Most rubber is between 15°N and 10°S latitude, with hot equable humid climates, evenly distributed annual precipitation of 19 to 26 dm or more and. How to plant in clay, poorly draining, and compact soils. Proper tools, amendments, and techniques.

- Duration: HortTube with. Full text of "A pathological survey of the Para rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) in the Amazon Valley" See other formats. 6 Parts of Hevea brasiliensis, the rubber tree. rubber. Collins wrote: "InI came to the conclusion that it was necessary to do for the caoutchouc-producing tree what had already been done with such happy results for the cinchona (quinine) tree."Sir Joseph Hooker, director of Kew Gardens, knew of Spruce’s discoveries and studies of Hevea in the Amazon, and he fully File Size: KB.

Hevea Brasiliensis Paperback – Large Print, Aug by Herbert Wright (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, Large Print "Please retry" — Author: Herbert Wright. Books in the Rubber History Collection The Amazon valley, its rubber industry and other resources Akers, Charles Edmond, a text-book of rubber manufacture, Pearson, Henry Clemens, The hevea rubber tree in the Amazon Valley /.

InBritish traveler Henry Wickham stole a botanical treasure that changed the course of history. He made off w seeds of Hevea brasiliensis, also known as the Para rubber : Bob Simmons. Natural Rubber: From the Odyssey of the Hevea Tree to the Age of Transportation () CAD (CAD - after rebate) Biology of Hevea Rubber (Trees Plant Life) $ ($ after rebate) Biology Of Hevea Rubber ().

In the Brazilian Amazon basin, the hevea type of rubber grew wildly, while in the upper valley of the river in Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia, the caucho predominated (pp. The Brazilian hevea can be tapped and harvested year after year, while the Peruvian castilloa tree must be cut down to extract by: - Explore anjaewoo12's board "Rubber tree" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Rubber tree, Rubber plantation and Natural latex pins. 9 Seeds Ficus Elastica Rubber Tree (Rubber Plant) Easy-Care Houseplant out of 5 stars £ Plant Theatre So Succulent Kit - Gift Seed Kit with Super Succulent Plant Varieties to Grow, So Easy to Care for. out of 5 stars £ /5(7).

The sustainable development of natural rubber is therefore of great value for scientists, technologists, agriculturalists, plant pathologists, farmers and growers. Natural rubber itself is a sustainable material as described in the by: 5.

(botany) Any of the genus Hevea of flowering plants in the spurge family, including the economically important rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis. Aug Diane Cardwell, “Making Tires From a Desert Shrub Found in the U.S.”, in New York Times‎[1]: Tire executives say that global demand for tires, which use as much as 70 percent of the world.

Bentham, G. On the north Brazilian Euphorbiaceae in the collection of Mr. Spruce. Hooker Journ. Bot.6 () – Google ScholarCited by: Compre o livro Rubber na : confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e importados Rubber - Livros na Amazon Brasil- Pular para conteúdo principalFormat: Capa Comum.

Natural rubber has been an essential commodity not only for the tire industry but also for more t products that holds elasticity as an attribute. The prime source of natural rubber worldwide is Hevea brasiliensis.

Hevea rubber tree is an excellent example of how a soil-tree-atmosphere system can work in tandem. The retrieval of rubber. Nearly species of trees, shrubs, or vines of the tropical and temperate regions produce latex from which natural ruber or a closely related substance can be obtained.

However, the latex from the trees of Hevea brasiliensis is the only important commercial source of natural rubber. The tree is indigenous to the Amazon valley. Studies in the genus Hevea. The differentiation of Hevea microphylla and H.

minor. Bot. Mus. Leaflet The importance of plant classification in Hevea. Econ. Bot. Twelve years in a green heaven. Nat. Hist. The Amazon Indian and evolution in Hevea and related genera. Arnold Arboretum   Hevea brasiliensis – Natural Rubber, seeds pods, rubber trees, fruit like pods A fruit like with 3 seeds inside pod.

Tough casing pod. The Hevea Rubber Tree in the Amazon Valley. By Carl D. la Rue. Department Bulletin No. This bulletin, by a specialist in the rubber investigations, is based upon careful field work in the Amazon Valley and is illustrated with a number of well-chosen pictures.

The status of the rubber industry in the Amazon Valley is outlined care. Animal feed resources information system. Feedipedia. Feedipedia. high quality of the rubber when well cured, it would, surely, better planted out in such districts, closely resembling as thereby do the natural requirements and conditions of this tree, rather than to try to plant the Hevea, a tree native to the heavy rainfall of the 17 Amazon Valley".

During to a considerable quality of. Rubber Tree (Hevea brasiliensis) Rubber trees are ‘tapped’ for the milky latex that is used to make rubber. The rubber tree, which was first found in the Amazon Rainforest, is now also grown in tropical areas in Asia and Africa.

The tree is harvested for latex, a milky fluid found in vessels in the tree’s bark. Distribution of Hevea species in the Amazon valley (adapted from Brazil, ) to 28 8 C with abundant rainfall of more than lands within the tropics and the southern states.

Tropi. By Laura Law, Published on 10/01/ Recommended Citation. Law, Laura () "Hevea brasiliensis:The Rubber Tree," Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol.

Iss.3 Cited by: 2. The growing demand for more sustainable materials has led to increased research on the properties of natural rubber. Chemistry, Manufacture and Applications of Natural Rubber summarizes this research and its significance for the industrial applications of natural rubber.

Chapters in part one explore the properties and processing of natural rubber, including the. Rubber Boom Slavery Essay Words 3 Pages Rubber Boom Slavery Dating back hundreds of years the indigenous people of South and Central America had discovered the many uses of rubber, taken from what is known as a "Hevea brasiliensis" or more commonly, a rubber tree.

The statement is made in the Consular Reports that this year for the first time other countries will produce a greater amount of plantation rubber than the Amazon Valley of wild rubber. Akers, a British rubber expert, estimates that in plantations could yieldtons and inabouttons.

One very specific species of plant that is indigenous to the Amazon is the Hevea brasiliensis, or Para rubber tree. This very special tree is — you guessed it — the source of natural rubber that we use in eco rubber flooring and eco floor mats.

eight years to collect wild specimens of the Hevea rubber tree as part of a mission for the U.S. government. What he mense Amazon Valley. As the inheritor of a grand tradi-tion, however, Richard Schultes seemed the epitome of the Richard Evans Schultes was born in Boston on Janu His parents were working-class German immigrants.

The whole flourishing rubber industry of to-day owes its origin to the trade which sprang up in Para rubber, following on the colonization of the Amazon Valley by the Portuguese. During the first half of the eighteenth century Lisbon began to import rubber goods, such as hats, boots, bags, and capes, from Brazil, and in the Government of.6 Parts of Hevea brasiliensis, the rubber tree.

rubber. Collins wrote: "InI came to the conclusion that it was necessary to do for the caoutchouc-producing tree what had already been done with such happy results for the cinchona (quinine) tree."Sir Joseph Hooker, director of Kew Gardens, knew of Spruce’s discoveries and studies of Hevea in the Amazon, and he fully .Rubber is a tropical tree and the tree is more adaptable to climatic conditions in a large range between 10 0 S and 10 0 N latitude (Strahler, ; Brandshaw, ).