By P.M. Priyadarshan

In the second one version of this publication, the foundation, maintenance and latex harvest from the Hevea rubber tree are handled succinctly. New chapters were incorporated on Propagation platforms and Genetic assets. the significance of Heterozygosis and Breeding is a brand new topic for the part on Breeding. a brand new bankruptcy on Genomics and Molecular Breeding that specializes in the most recent developments on gene mapping, marker assisted choice and stimulation has been further. finally, ‘textboxes’ that spotlight issues and subject matters of vital curiosity are integrated within the new addition.

Natural rubber has been a necessary commodity not just for the tire but additionally for greater than 50,000 items that holds elasticity as an characteristic. The leading resource of typical rubber around the globe is Hevea brasiliensis. Hevea rubber tree is a superb instance of ways a soil-tree-atmosphere process can paintings in tandem. The retrieval of rubber via ‘injuring’ the tree on exchange days or as soon as in 3 days or as soon as in seven days, is certainly a different association universally that guarantees source of revenue to the planter nearly all year long. each molecule of rubber is the result of meticulous biochemical changes.  accordingly the biology of Hevea rubber tree itself is a topic that aggregates technology and expertise for the belief of its commercial utility.

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