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The following references provide details of books on gums and resins, and some articles covering a number of gums, resins and latexes not cited earlier in this report. Some of the older books, which are often a valuable source of information, are likely to be out of print but should be accessible through libraries.

ANDERSON, D.M.W. (1985) Gums and resins, and factors influencing their economic development. pp 343-356. In Plants for Arid Lands. Wickens, G.E., Goodin, J.R. and Field, D.V. (eds). 452 pp. London: Allen & Unwin.

BARRY, T.H. (1932) Natural Varnish Resins. 294 pp. London: Ernest Benn.

DAVIDSON, R.L. (ed.) (1980) Handbook of Water-Soluble Gums and Resins. 608 pp. New York: McGraw-Hill.

GLICKSMAN, M. (1969) Gum Technology in the Food Industry. 590 pp. New York: Academic Press.

GRAY, P.S. and PENNING, W. (1992) Present and future legislation of food hydrocolloids. pp 17-27. In Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry, Vol. 6. Proceedings of 6th International Conference, Wrexham, 1992. Oxford: IRL Press.

HILLIS, W.E. (1987) Heartwood and Tree Exudates. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

HOWES, F.N. (1949) Vegetable Gums and Resins. 188 pp. Waltham, USA: Chronica Botanica.

HOWES, F.N. (1950) Age-old resins of the Mediterranean region and their uses. Economic Botany, 4, 307-316.

MANTELL, C.L. (1947) The Water-Soluble Gums. 279 pp. New York: Reinhold Publishing Corp.

MANTELL, C.L. (1950) The natural hard resins - their botany, sources and utilisation. Economic Botany, 4, 203-242.

MANTELL, C.L., KOPF, C.W., CURTIS, J.L. and ROGERS, E.M. (1942) The Technology of Natural Resins. 506 pp. New York: John Wiley and Sons.

MARIMUTHU, S., SUBRAMANIAN, R.B., KOTHARI, I.L. and INAMDAR, J.A. (1989) Laticiferous taxa as a source of energy and hydrocarbon. Economic Botany, 43, 255-261.

MAROTHIA, D.K. and GAURAHA, A.K. (1993) Marketing of denationalised minor forest products in tribal economy. Indian Journal of Agricultural Marketing, 6(2), 84-91.

METCALFE, C.R. (1967) Distribution of latex in the plant kingdom. Economic Botany, 21, 115-127.

NAS (1979) Gums. pp 278-291. In Tropical Legumes: Resources for the Future. 331 pp. Washington, D.C., USA: National Academy of Sciences.

ROBBINS, S.R.J. (1988) A Review of Recent Trends in Selected Markets for Water-Soluble Gums. ODNRI Bulletin No. 2. 108 pp. London: Overseas Development Natural Resources Institute [now Natural Resources Institute, Chatham].

OLIVER, B. (1961) Nigeria's useful plants. IV. Plants yielding gums, resins and rubber. Nigerian Field, 26(2), 70-90.

REHM, S. and ESPIG, G. (1991) Resins and gums. pp 374-381. In The Cultivated Plants of the Tropics and Subtropics - Cultivation, Economic Value, Utilization. 552 pp. Weikersheim, Germany: Verlag Josef Margraf.

TOOKEY, H.L. and JONES, Q. (1965) New sources of water-soluble seed gums. Economic Botany, 19, 165-174.

WHISTLER, R.L. (ed.) (1973) Industrial Gums. 810 pp. New York: Academic Press.

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