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Rubber trees in Brazil

Report on the investigation and collection of plants and seeds of the India-rubber trees of Para and Ceara and balsam of Copaiba [all in Brazil], by Robert Cross. With black-and-white illustrations of tree-tapping for rubber and balsam, and of rubber preparation. Cross discusses the relative suitability of different trees for introducing to India, concluding with remarks about rubber production in…