— A new variety dand
elion, Taraxacum kok-saghyz ‘Buckeye Gold Delta’ improves on previous populations with larger plants and
an earlier time for germination, to be used as a natural rubber alternative.
The rubber industry is heavily reliant on the market for automobiles, and it continues to grow as demand for automobiles grow. With raw material costs for rubber companies also on the rise due to shortcomings in the supply of Hevea brasiliensis, along with issues of allergic reactions to medical i…