What is the history of the rubber tree?

  1. GA Anderson profile image81
    GA Andersonposted 6 years ago

    What is the history of the rubber tree?

  2. jvhirniak profile image95
    jvhirniakposted 6 years ago

    Native to Brazil where its production (of rubber) enjoyed a monopoly, the rubber plant was smuggled to East Asia (Malaya) where the British developed successful plantations by the early twentieth century thus braking the Brazilian monopoly on the trade. The rest is history.

 
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