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Dandelion roots could be used as a sustainable natural rubber resource

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments12 May 2011

dandelionsThe Program of Excellence in Natural Rubber Alternatives (PENRA) was created to focus on research and commercialization of a viable natural rubber alternative, in order to counter the natural rubber supply shortage. Continuing the research, scientists at Ford and the Ohio State University see a species of dandelion as a new sustainable resource for rubber…. »