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  Rubber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rubber is an elastic hydrocarbon polymer which occurs as a milky emulsion (known as latex) in the sap of a number of plants but can also be produced synthetically.
The para rubber tree initially grew in South America, where it was the main source of what limited amount of latex rubber was consumed during much of the 19th century.
Rubber as a clothing material is fetishized by some people, perhaps on the basis that the garment forms a "second skin" that acts as a surrogate for the wearer's own skin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rubber   (865 words)

 RUBBER - LoveToKnow Article on RUBBER
The rubber is obtained by incising the stems of the vines and coagulating the latex by exposure, by admixture with acid vegetable juices or by heating.
The root rubber prepared by the natives of the Congo and the S. Sudan is extracted partly from the roots of Land olphia or from the rhizomes of Landolphia Thollonii or Carpodinus lanceolatus.
It is a large forest tree of upright habit extending to 60 or 70 ft. in height and 3 to 4 ft. in diameter.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /R/RU/RUBBER.htm   (11827 words)

 Para rubber tree - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Pará rubber tree ( Hevea brasiliensis), often simply called rubber tree, is a tree belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae.
Once the trees are 5-6 years old, the harvest can begin: incisions are made orthogonal to the latex vessels, just deep enough to tap the vessels without harming the tree's growth, and the sap is collected in small buckets.
By 1898, a rubber plantation had been established in Malaya, and today most rubber tree plantations are in Southeast Asia and some also in tropical Africa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rubber_tree   (371 words)

 AllRefer.com - ParA rubber tree, Plant (Plants) - Encyclopedia
ParA rubber tree [pArA´] Pronunciation Key, large tree ( Hevea brasiliensis) of the family Euphorbiaceae ( spurge family), native to tropical South America and the source of the greatest amount and finest quality of natural rubber.
The tree is tapped by making careful incisions, as deep as possible without injuring the tree's growth, in a herringbone pattern or often in a lefthand spiral of 30° around the trunk, for the latex vessels spiral to the right at an angle of about 30° from the horizontal.
The size of the tree, the quality of the latex, and the number of taps possible varies with individual trees; the quantity of latex increases with the age of the tree, which may grow to a height of over 100 ft (30 m).
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/P/Pararubb.html   (354 words)

 Causes of rubber tree bark necrosis identified
This tendency is accentuated by complications that grafting engenders in the tree’s circulation vessels, particularly in the junction between the different sap-conducting vessels of the graft-carrier and graft.
Rubber tree bark necrosis —its appearance and development- therefore results from the accumulation of climatic and human-induced stresses and physiological malfunctions in the grafted trees.
Occurrence of a phloem necrosis on the trunk of rubber tree.
www.innovations-report.com /html/reports/agricultural_sciences/report-43123.html   (900 words)

 Ethnobotanical Leaflets
The plants of the Euphorbiaceae family are mostly monoecious herbs, shrubs, and trees, sometimes succulent and cactus-like, and comprise one of the largest families of plants with about 300 genera and 7,500 species that are further characterized by the frequent occurrence of milky sap.
The rubber tree had not even been domesticated by the time the colonists arrived, although the natives may have been harvesting it wild in the jungle and forests for centuries.
The impetus came from technological innovations: the invention of the masticator, which enabled solid natural rubber (NR) to be softened, mixed, and shaped, and of the vulcanization process, which drastically improved the physical properties of natural rubber.
www.siu.edu /~ebl/leaflets/rubber2.htm   (1225 words)

 Para rubber tree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Para rubber tree ( Hevea brasiliensis) is a tree belongingto the family Euphorbiaceae.
These vessel spiral up the tree in a righthanded spiral which forms an angle of about 30 degrees withthe horizontal.
The para rubber tree initially grew only in tropical South America, in the Amazon region.
www.therfcc.org /para-rubber-tree-122222.html   (280 words)

 Ethnobotanical Leaflets
Latex is drained from the tree by cutting a shallow groove in the bark that stops short of injuring the cambium.
Rubber was in use in the New World for perhaps a thousand years before Europeans arrived.
First, rubber articles had to be fashioned within hours of obtaining the latex from the tree as, once the rubber congealed, there was no known means to return it to its liquid state.
www.siu.edu /~ebl/leaflets/rubber.htm   (1111 words)

 Database entry for Hevea brasiliensis - Rubber Tree
The latex is located in the inner bark of the tree and flows in the vessels of the tree.
The rubber trade became a mainstay of the Brazilian economy, providing at its height almost 40% of its export revenues.
The plants of the Euphorbiaceae family are mostly monoecious herbs, shrubs, and trees, sometimes succulent and cactus-like, and comprise one of the largest families of plants with about 300 genera and 7,500 species that are further characterized by the frequent occurrence of milky sap.(6)"
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 Rubber & Chicle Photos
Vulcanization is the addition of sulfur to rubber to form cross-linking of the isoprene subunits with disulfide bonds, thus improving the elasticity of the latex and making it impervious to weather.
It was used in the past for rubber strands in the core of golf balls and to coat undersea cables.
Glistening globs of gum oozing from the branch of an apricot tree ( Prunus armeniaca).
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 Erotic explicit rubber tree online.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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 Rubber tree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It is of major economical importance because its sap (known as latex) can be collected and used to make rubber.
Increasing demand andthe discovery of the vulcanization procedure in 1839 lead to a boom in that region, enriching the cities of Manaus and Belém.
About 4% of these germinated, and in 1876 about 2000 seedlings were sent, in Wardian cases, to Ceylon, and 22 sent to the Botanic Gardensin Singapore.
www.therfcc.org /rubber-tree-31705.html   (280 words)

 Para rubber tree. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
Today most Pará rubber is produced from trees grown on plantations in Asia and to a lesser extent in Africa.
The latex is collected in small cups and then treated—usually by coagulating it with acid, pressing it free of water, and drying the resultant sheets in a smokehouse to ready them for shipment.
Pará rubber trees are classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Euphorbiales, family Euphorbiaceae.
www.bartleby.com /65/pa/Pararubb.html   (298 words)

Professor Armstrong caught the airborne object with his left hand, and to his astonishment (and to the utter amazement of the class), it was a condom.
Assortment of nuts from the filbert and filbert/rubber tree hybrid.
Caution: Latex condoms are made from natural rubber obtained from the sap of the para rubber tree ( Hevea brasiliensis) in the euphorbia family (Euphorbiaceae).
waynesword.palomar.edu /pldec95.htm   (499 words)

 Eucommia: a Unique Rubber Tree
It is now grown as an ornamental and shade tree (reaching up to 60 feet) everywhere that a temperate climate permits its growth.
The tree is Eucommia ulmoides, and among its unique qualities is the fact that there is only this one species in the entire genus Eucommia, and only one genus in its plant family Eucommiaceae.
The genus name Eucommia means "good gum," referring to this rubber latex, and the species name, ulmoides, refers to the appearance of the leaves, being somewhat like those of the elm.
www.itmonline.org /arts/eucommia.htm   (1762 words)

 Rubber Tree Plant, Home Improvement, Remodeling, and Repair Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Rubber tree plant (Ficus elastica) as indoor house plants.
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www.online-indoor-plant-directory.com /directory/rubber-tree-plant.html   (923 words)

 A Brief Natural History of the Latex Rubber Tree
The rubber industry often talks about high-yielding clones, or other types of clone; and this is the basis of that terminology.
At each tree a sharp knife is used to shave off the thinnest possible layer from the intact section of bark.
If solid rubber is required, the cup lump, together with tree lace (the remnants of the latex flow from the cut down to the cup) and other bits and pieces are collected together and processed.
www.immune.com /rubber/nr1.html   (1408 words)

 Rubber Tree Stamps™ Gallery
Rubber Tree Stamps™ was acquired by Wilde-Ideas™ in March, 2005 and is now a Wilde-Ideas™ company ( Press Release).
Our stamps are available through our catalog, this web site, the Rubber Tree Stamps™ web site, domestic and international rubber stamp retailers, and at selected Rubber Stamp Conventions throughout the United States.
All Rubber Tree Stamps™ are made from deeply etched plates to produce the highest level of details.
www.wilde-ideas.com /Vndrs/RT/RT.html   (452 words)

 WEEKLY RUBBER TREE !   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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 Rubber Tree Software - Profile - Hotel Reservation Software, Motel and Resort Management
Rubber Tree was started in 1994 to address the needs of the smaller hospitality concern.
After that support can be purchased from Rubber Tree Software or you as the representative can provide support directly.
Rubber Tree Software maintains the right to discontinue any dealer/distributor relationship at any time.
www.elodgingsoftware.com /rubbertree/profile/index.htm   (336 words)

 Care and Cultivation of Rubber Plants, Ficus elastica
I am going to start with the rubber plant, cuz thats the easy one...I assume that you have a Ficus elastica, because it is the most commonly called rubber plant.
When you fertilize your rubber plant in the spring and again in early summer, use a weak mixture of a soluble house plant food.
Rubber plants have a tendency to lose their lower leaves, usually from environmental reasons.
www.thegardenhelper.com /rubberplant.htm   (471 words)

 RUBBER TAPPERS of the Amazon
After most of the Seringalistas (owners of the rubber-extraction areas) had gone bankrupt, the remaining rubber-tappers or "Seringueiros" became owners of their land and entitled to farm (which was prohibited for them before).
The seringueiro regularly walks the several miles long paths where the rubber trees (Braz.: Seringa) stand and applies sloping cuts to their bark.
That way rubber bales of about half a meter of diameter were being made.
www.amazonlink.org /ACRE/amazonas/rubber-tappers/tappers.htm   (322 words)

 House Plant Rubber Tree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
I always put my rubber tree outside in the soil in the summer as they grow wild in Fla...
Rubber plants have a tendency to lose their lower...
Rubber Tree makes a nice house plant if it is...
www.plants-n-seeds.com /19/house-plant-rubber-tree.html   (542 words)

 Rubber tree Cushions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
are a great friend to all trees and can totally prevent any damage to the tree by the stake.
Our unique tree cushions are manufactured in rubber which in itself is soft on the tree surface but the soft touch to the tree is greatly increased by the air pocket in the middle of the cushion which is even softer than the rubber.
The cushion fits closely to the trees preventing insects between the cushion and the bark and is ribbed to improve grip.
www.weetree.co.uk /planting%20acc/Rubber%20Cushions.htm   (132 words)

 Re: RUbber Tree Plant
: I have a rubber tree plant that I have had for 9 years it was a plant bought for my Grandaughters funeral,so it is extremely important to me. I need to know how to promote growth on the bottom of the plant.
You can't promote growth at the bottom of the rubber tree - Ficus elastica, as it's a tree and will continue to have leaves at the top and develop a trunk.
: : I have a rubber tree plant that I have had for 9 years it was a plant bought for my Grandaughters funeral,so it is extremely important to me. I need to know how to promote growth on the bottom of the plant.
www.backyardgardener.com /houseplantboard/messages/1190.html   (355 words)

 Ficus, Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant, India Rubber Tree, Ficus elastica
Ficus elastica is the classic Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant or India Rubber Plant.
large tree, growing to 40-50 feet tall and even wider on its spreading branches held up by aerial roots which become multiple trunks.
Able to adapt to and endure lower light conditions and generally poor treatment, The Rubber Tree is a winner indoors.
mgonline.com /rubber.html   (373 words)

 Sexual Health and Population Education (SHAPE)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In 1976, The Seattle chapter of Zero Population Growth responded to population concerns by starting The Rubber Tree.
The Rubber Tree went Online in 1997, and this part of the business has continued to increase dramatically, adding to the complexity of The Rubber Tree.
The all-volunteer board of ZPG-Seattle found that the oversight of a retail and internet operation required more time and expertise than they were willing to give, preferring to concentrate on their other projects.
www.rubbertree.org /zpg.html   (188 words)

 Rubber Tree Stamps™, a Wilde-Ideas™ Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Our stamps are available through our catalog, this web site, domestic and international rubber stamp retailers, and at selected Rubber Stamp Conventions throughout the United States.
If your creations are published in a national stamp publication using a Rubber Tree Stamp™, let us know which issue, and we will send you a $10 Wilde-Ideas™ Gift Certificate.
Photocopying or other mechanical or electronic reproduction of images or commercial use of the stamps is in violation of copyright law, unless permission is granted in writing by Rubber Tree Stamps™.
www.rubbertreestamps.com /main.htm   (348 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Plaza Park in downtown Ventura is the home of the India Rubber Tree which is now a Moreton Bay Fig tree.
While in Australia, Joe Paul not only realized that this was the home of the so-called rubber tree, but that it was considerably larger than others growing in that country.
So, eighty years and sixty-eight feet later, the Plaza Park India Rubber Tree was given the official name, "Ficus Elastica" or Moreton Bay Fig.
www.venturatoday.net /plazaparktree.html   (187 words)

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