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Where rubber trees are grown

Rubber trees are grown in regions that are hot and moist, that is:

In Africa they are grown mainly in the forest regions.

In Africa the chief producers of natural rubber are:
Liberia100 000 tons
Nigeria80 000 tons
Zaire35 675 tons
Ivory Coast18 000 tons
Cameroon12 000 tons
Central African Empire1 250 tons
Ghana1 700 tons
Mali1 100 tons
Congo160 tons

These production figures (for 1974) are from
the FAO Production Yearbook 1974.

To grow good rubber trees
and harvest plenty of latex,

you must:

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