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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Q&A with Dr. Carin A. Helfer

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/qa-dr-carin-helfer

    Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio. She left Goodyear to pursue a Ph.D. in Polymer Science at The University ... structure-property relationships of synthetic polymers and biopolymers, in particular, natural rubber, with a focus ... properties. Although polymers include plastics and rubber, our lab is mainly interested in rubber. A current ...

  6. A Rubber Producing Dandelion May Mean a Solution to Deforestation Problems in Asia

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/rubber-producing-dandelion-may-mean-solution-deforestation-problems-asia

    hand!) from rubber trees, mostly in southeast Asia- enough to fill over 5,200 Olympic-sized swimming ...

  7. Natural Rubber- US Centric Industrial Crop Innovation for BioEconomy Growth

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/natural-rubber-us-centric-industrial-crop-innovation-bioeconomy-growth

    The US can support rubber/energy crops the size of corn or soybean with hundreds of thousands of ... new jobs, and the need is pressing, because world rubber demand is expected to grow from 12 million ...

  8. Related Links

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/related-links

    Scholar Rubber&Plastics News Facebook Twitter PENRA CAPS: Center for Applied Plant Sciences ASR: ... American Sustainable Rubber IMR: Institute for Materials Research HCS: Horticulture and Crop Science OSU ...

  9. Prof. Katrina Cornish

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/people/KatrinaCornish

    and is the first Ohio Research Scholar to be appointed. She leads a program in alternate rubber ... expert, and is internationally recognized as a principal authority, on alternative natural rubber ... production, properties and products, and on natural rubber biosynthesis. ...

  10. Cornish Joins Panel Charged with Steering Course of Biofuels R&D

    https://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cornish-joins-panel-charged-steering-course-biofuels-rd

    Katrina Cornish, an internationally recognized authority on alternative natural rubber ...

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