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Euphorbia latex: a possible source of hydrocarbons and rubber

Abstract

Illustrated descriptions are given of 36 plants of potential economic value in underdeveloped tropical countries, classified by use. The plants are either wild or cultivated on a fairly local scale. Accounts of limitations and special requirements and lists of references, research contacts and sources of germ plasm are included for each species. The following tree and shrub species are included: Cnidoscolus aconitifolius, C. chayamansa and hearts of several edible palm species including Euterpe edulis (vegetables); Durio species, Garcinia mangostana, Solanum quitoense, Bactris gaspiaes, Citrus grandis, Annona muricata and Pourouma cecropiaefolia (fruits); Orbignya martiana, Caryocar species, Jessenia polycarpa and Simmondsia chinensis (oil seeds); Acacia albida, Brosimum alicastrum, Cassia sturtii, Atriplex species and Prosopis tamarungo (forage (browse)); Mauritia flexuosa (fruit, wood, etc.); Euphorbia antisyphilitica (wax); and Parthenium argentatum (rubber).
Publication Date:
Jan 01, 1975
Product Type:
Book
Reference Number:
EDB-82-069998
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; EUPHORBIA; USES; CULTIVATION; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; ENERGY SOURCE DEVELOPMENT; FRUITS; GUAYULE; JOJOBA; LATEX; OILS; SEEDS; TROPICAL REGIONS; VEGETABLES; WAXES; ELASTOMERS; FOOD; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC POLYMERS; OTHER ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; PLANTS; POLYMERS; RUBBER TREES; RUBBERS; SHRUBS; TREES; 140504* - Solar Energy Conversion- Biomass Production & Conversion- (-1989)
OSTI ID:
5748009
Country of Origin:
United States
Language:
English
Submitting Site:
IEA
Size:
Pages: 188
Announcement Date:

Citation Formats

Viaud, P, and Teisseire, D. Euphorbia latex: a possible source of hydrocarbons and rubber. United States: N. p., 1975. Web.
Viaud, P, & Teisseire, D. Euphorbia latex: a possible source of hydrocarbons and rubber. United States.
Viaud, P, and Teisseire, D. 1975. "Euphorbia latex: a possible source of hydrocarbons and rubber." United States.
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title = {Euphorbia latex: a possible source of hydrocarbons and rubber}
author = {Viaud, P, and Teisseire, D}
abstractNote = {Illustrated descriptions are given of 36 plants of potential economic value in underdeveloped tropical countries, classified by use. The plants are either wild or cultivated on a fairly local scale. Accounts of limitations and special requirements and lists of references, research contacts and sources of germ plasm are included for each species. The following tree and shrub species are included: Cnidoscolus aconitifolius, C. chayamansa and hearts of several edible palm species including Euterpe edulis (vegetables); Durio species, Garcinia mangostana, Solanum quitoense, Bactris gaspiaes, Citrus grandis, Annona muricata and Pourouma cecropiaefolia (fruits); Orbignya martiana, Caryocar species, Jessenia polycarpa and Simmondsia chinensis (oil seeds); Acacia albida, Brosimum alicastrum, Cassia sturtii, Atriplex species and Prosopis tamarungo (forage (browse)); Mauritia flexuosa (fruit, wood, etc.); Euphorbia antisyphilitica (wax); and Parthenium argentatum (rubber).}
place = {United States}
year = {1975}
month = {Jan}
}