Tree Art
Friday, July 2, 2010 at 10:57AM
[chuck] in Brazil, Hevea brasiliensis, Science, Tapajós Arapiuns Extractive Reserve

Tapping scars on the trunks of Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex Adr. de Juss) Muell. -Arg.) trees outside of the village of Surucuá in the Tapajós-Arapiuns Extractive Reserve in Brazil (see Tapajós-Arapiuns). [NOTE: It has been estimated that some 50,000 different products are made from rubber. Wonderfully thorough discussion of this important NTFP in J.W. Purseglove's Tropical Crops

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