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  1. Study shows potential for Earth-friendly plastic replacement

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/study-shows-potential-earth-friendly-plastic-replacement

    natural rubber with bioplastic in a novel way results in a much stronger replacement for plastic, one that ...

  2. Interested in conducting research or collaborating with Chadwick Arboretum?

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/research-and-education/interested-conducting-research-or-collaborating-chadwick-arboretum

    the mission of the university and Chadwick Arboretum, maintain the aethetics of our public garden, and ... informational sign that explains your project, offering a publicly-accessible presentation or webinar, or ...

  3. Muhammad Akbar Abdul Ghaffar

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/MuhammadAkbarAbdulGhaffar

    Biography Akbar focused on rubber particle ontogeny study and evaluating environmental stress ... mainly on Taraxacum kok-saghyz. Additional research interests are other rubber producing plants namely ... well as the use of near infra-red in predicting rubber yield. Graduated Fall 2017. ...

  4. Researchers are Using Tomato Peels and Eggshells to Make Tires

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/researchers-are-using-tomato-peels-and-eggshells-make-tires

    excellent filler for rubber tires, exceeding industrial standards for performance. Filler is combined with ... rubber to make the rubber composite used in tires. Food waste could partially replace carbon black, the ...

  5. Pailing Liu

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/node/223

    extraction efficiency of the rubber dandelion, Taraxacum kok-saghyz (TK). His project was about applying T. ... lanuginosus and its crude enzymes to hydrolyze TK roots to increase the rubber yield and purity.  Graduated ...

  6. Home

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/home

    We are working to develop a domestic natural rubber crop in Ohio and for the U.S. Natural rubber ... the USA may suffer a supply shortfall of 1.5 million metric tons of imported natural rubber. While the ... use of synthetic rubber has surpassed natural rubber in quantity, there are particular properties and ...

  7. GM Commits to 'Green' Natural Rubber for Millions of Tires

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/gm-commits-green-natural-rubber-millions-tires

    General Motors said it will commit to buying sustainable natural rubber for the 49 million tires ... it buys annually, an initiative aimed at helping small rubber farmers while protecting company ...

  8. Lu Zhao

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/LuZhao

    allocation between rubber synthesis and storage carbohydrate inulin, and evaluating the contribution of ... inulin reserves in providing carbon for rubber synthesis in Taraxacum kok-saghyz and Taraxacum ...

  9. Lily Zinan Luo

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/LilyZinanLuo

    rubber yield of Rubber Dandelion (TK) using a combination of traditional and modern breeding methods such ...

  10. Sources of Natural Rubber

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/rubber-sources

    Hevea brasiliensis (Rubber Tree) The rubber tree will grow to be 100 to 130 feet in height, and ... A rubber tree can be tapped for latex when it is six years of age. Parthenium argentatum (Guayule) ... as an alternate source of latex that is also hypoallergenic, unlike the normal Hevea rubber. The name ...

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