ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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FIRESTONE, USA, one of the world's largest producers of rubber and latex, produced 87 million pounds of natural latex during the company's fiscal year ending October 31, 1972, which re-presented approximately 15 per cent of the total world latex production. The company converted its Cavalla, Libe-ria, plantation to latex production exclu-sively several years ago and continues its replanting programmes with higher yielding trees.

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