Lab tries to stretch guayule plant into profit · By TANNER CLINCH Staff Writer -Eloy Enterprise · Oct 27, 2016 · · ELOY — Guayule, an arid desert bush native to Mexico, is being looked at by many companies that use large amounts of rubber to be a good domestic replacement for Hevea trees,
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CASA GRANDE — In the arid climate of Arizona, a shrub that looks more like a weed than a traditional crop could be cultivating the answer to sustainable, natural rubber. Guayule — pronounced why-YOU-lee — produces liquid latex that can be transformed into tires, wetsuits and other everyday products.Lauren Johnson, the agricultural research director for
The next EDGE luncheon will be held at the Bridgestone Research Facility in Eloy. There will be an update and tour of the facility. Lunch will be catered. The event will be on Thursday October 20th from 11:30-1:30am. The research farm, northwest of Toltec and Harmon roads, includes a multipurpose office/laboratory building, greenhouses and a
The research farm, northwest of Toltec and Harmon roads, includes a multipurpose office/laboratory building, greenhouses and a farming operation that is positioned to optimize guayule as a commercial crop that produces tire-grade rubber and complement the existing agricultural landscape. The guayule plant starts in a greenhouse as a seedling, where it is grown for approximately