Natural rubber,Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex A. Juss.) Müll. Arg, germplasm collection in the Amazon Basin, Brazil: A retrospective

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Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex A. Juss.) Müll. Arg., whose center of diversity is the Amazon basin, is the major source of commercial rubber in the world. In the 1970s, the need for new Hevea germplasm arose from the realization that there was a gradual erosion of the genetic variability of the rubber clones in many natural rubber plantations. This erosion… (More)
DOI: 10.1663/0013-0001(2004)058[0544:NRHBWE]2.0.CO;2

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@article{Oghenekome2008NaturalRB, title={Natural rubber,Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex A. Juss.) M{\"u}ll. Arg, germplasm collection in the Amazon Basin, Brazil: A retrospective}, author={U. Onokpise Oghenekome}, journal={Economic Botany}, year={2008}, volume={58}, pages={544-555} }