Economic Botany

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 203–242 | Cite as

The natural hard resins—their botany, sources and utilization

  • C. L. Mantell


Accroides, Congo, damer, boea, elemi, kauri, mastic and other commercially valuable resins are exudations ot a variety of trees and shrubs in many parts of the world. Their industrial applications range from adhesives and incense through inks and oilcloth to textile sizing and wax compositions.


Economic Botany Congo Synthetic Resin Natural Resin Traffic Paint 
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© The New York Botanical Garden 1950

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. L. Mantell
    • 1
  1. 1.Consulting Chemical EngineerNew York 13

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