Tripura government is contemplating to utilise unused land across the state to make the state one of the major rubber producing states around the globe.

uncertainty continues in Chengara village in south Kerala's Pathanamthitta district where about 10,000 landless people forcibly settled in a rubber plantation in August 2007. The settlers, mostly

In Little League dugouts, community parks, professional athletic organizations, and international soccer leagues, on college campuses and neighborhood playgrounds, even in residential yards, the question being asked is "grass or plastic?' The debate is over synthetic turf, used to blanket lawns, park spaces, and athletic fields where children and adults relax and play; the questions are whether synthetic turf is safe for human and environmental health, and whether its advantages outweigh those of natural grass.

A step forward in finding an alternative to the rubber tree

From fruitfly

the strongest acid: The world's strongest acid, at least a million times more potent than concentrated sulphuric acid, has been made in a lab in California. It is also one of the least corrosive.

Lifting of curbs on rubber imports to affect small farmers

introduced during the 1950s in the Northeast, rubber is proving to be a valuable cash crop for the tribal people who live on shifting cultivation. "The Rubber Board's experience in the Northeast

Rubber plantations in India's northeastern states are now under attack from various diseases such as oidium secondary leaf fall (SLF). The rubber plantation in the region was undertaken by the

The primary industries ministry

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