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RUBBER CULTURE IS
(Continued from Vest It
furnlxli tho mail Id iln Mm work, tlio
Division of forestry lo miil' tho
necessary funds for o.il.iry and ex
penses. Tills plan met with Dr. Wil
cox's licnrty approval ami Inter with
Hint of the representatives of tlio
four rulilicr plnntnllons at XnlilUtt.
Two Vital Points
"Tho two Important points rn
which tho success of the ruhher in
dustry In llnwnll turns nio llrnl.
whether Iho liccs yield latex In rom
mcrclnl quantities, and second, who
Iher the latex can lie collected nnd
prepared for market at a profit. Un
til these questions nro dcllnltrly an-
swetcd tlio rubber Industry must re-
nialii In the experimental stane. l'nim
the tnppliiRs of larger trees that have
to far been made In Hawaii thero h
every reason to bo HaiiRiilne over the
How of Intex. The present ImesllKi
tlon should su n loiiR way toward
throwing llfilit on tho cost of hnnd
IIiik tho product, for the flRiires Hint
nro being collected refer not nlone
lo the tapping of Iho trees hut In
clude, as well the several steps of col
lecting the rubber from the trees,
gutting II to the drying house, mak
ing It liilo a (oninierclnl product and
preparing It for shipment.
"In working out the details of tho
experiment, tho plan broadened
humph lint in scope, so Hint ns It now
stands tho work Hint it Is proposed
to do falls under four main heads,
Four Main Heads
'First I2xpcrlmcntnl tnpplngs to
dqternilna the cobt of collecting II
lex under conditions of commercial
"Second Comparative tests of dif
ferent methods of tapping to ascer
tain which ono is best adapted lo tho
local conditions, in view of tost, time
lequlrcd, effcit on the How of lnfox,
uid general Inlliicncu on the trco.
"Third A study of tho methods
of handling latex after It tins been
collected, with special leforcncc to
control by chemicals or by other
menus, so that as largo ti percentage
as possible may be bold us high-grade
rubber. Tho best way of hnndllng
the "scrapings" Is an Important
phase or this problem.
"I'ourth A study of methods of
cultivation and fertilization, to find
out how through theso means tho
lubber trees inn bo brought sooner
to tho point of tapping, or by In
creased vitality be iitndo to llelil
larger quantities of latex at an ear
lier ngo or for a longer period of
Snacintr of Trees
"Along with tho main points enu
merated much Information should Mi
ni be got on such l elated mattcis as
tho best spacing or tho trees, tho ap
propriate season of tho car for
planting, intcrculturnl crops, and tho
"Tho work under the third head
methods of ihemleul control, will lnl
performed at tho laboratory of tho
Hawaii experiment Station in Hono
lulu, as It la of a rhaiactcr requiring
special equipment and knowledge on
ly possessed by a trained chemist.
Thero are enough ubber trees on tho
station grounds and in tho Tantalus
forest lo provido tho necessary latex.
AH the rest of tho work will bo
done in tho field on tho several rub
"Tho terms of tho cooperative
agreement as it now stands nro that
the Hawaii Kxpcrlmont 'Station shall
furnish tho agent In charge of tho
field work and shall undertako tho
(hemlcnl and other studies requiring
laboratory equipment; tho Division
of I'orestry pays tlio wilary of tho
agent unci tho other necessary ex
iiem.ru. I'or thin purposo S1200 bin
been hot apart from tho approprla
Hon of tho Division, Kach of tlio
four i uhber plantations nt N'ulilku
lias agreed to furnish ono laborer for
such time ns may ho ncoded, to work
under I be direct Ion of the agent In
charge but to bo paid by tho planta
"1'iirly in September Dr. Wilcox,
Mr. !'. T. I. Waterhouse, and I visit-
ed Nalilku ami worked out on the
giouiid, In conference with tlio man
ngeis of tho four rubber plantations
tho program that has hlnco been put
In effort. Tho Investigation will bo
continued during tlio remainder of
tho present fiscal period, that Is to
Juno ,10th, 1909. At Its conclusion
tlio results will bo published cither
by tho experiment Station or by the
Hoard of Agilciiltura nnd forestry."
Ah lie finished rending his paper,
.Mr. llosmer was heartily applauded,
tho luembciH of tho Association ex
pressing their appreciation of tho
rplrlt which prpmpted him to devoto
tho Hmo and study necessary to tlio
preparation of tho treatise.
Krecl, T. 1'. Wnterhouso then read
tho report of his Investigations into
the rubber Industry In Ceylon, Mo-
fa, anil Java. Mr. Waterhouse
gave a rcvlow of tho conditions which
ho encountered Jn the course of his
lour of Investigation, answering all
questions that vvcro put to him by
thq members present.
In regard I') the relative value of
the Ceara or Ilevca rubber tree Iho
former HiOxOiio nqw planted In tlio
islands nnd the latter the one mora
generally found In tho great rubber
districts Mr. Waterhouse said
"I certainly bellevo that Iho Hc
ve.i or Para rubber tree will pay
better than the Ceara If the clliiiato
Is wnrni enough for It If. after ex
periment, It is demonstrated that
Ilovea can be grown here so Hint
they will moturo In say bIx or seven
ears, I should advise planting them.
They are, as a gcneinl thing, far
nioio productive nnd, the bark being
thicker, the tapping offers a less bo-
tlous problem thau with Hie Ceara"!
"How do our methods of handling
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the latex compare with those that
jou saw In uso In other Cearn dis
tricts on jour tour of Investigation?"
was asked of Waterhouse
"I consider ours to be In advance
of those In uso in most districts."
came the response. "In ninny in
stances managers complained of trou
bles that wo hnvo learned how lo
guard against with safet) for ex
ample, tho coagulating of the latex
between the time that It Is drawn
from tho tree nnd its tln.il deposit In
F. T. P. Waterhonse's Address
Some twelve or fourteen jp.im ngo
the then Commissioner of Ag.lcul
ttiro of thoi Republic of lla'v.,11, in-li-odiiced
nucl .disseminated Ihroug'i
l)ic. islands a number of seeds of tho
Ocnrn rubber tree No espo. lal no
tice war taken of tho lesults mult
about II vo ears ngo, when a tree.
then beven or eight jenrs of age. at
X.ililUu. .Maul, was tapped and nJ
round to yield nn apparently (,ur.c!
commercial article or rubber
Upon further, Investigation a num
ber or vigorous, health) (Vara rub
ber trees vvcro round to bo growing
In tho various districts of tho Isl
Upon the showing made several
companies for tho cultivation of rub
ber wcro, formed nnd. n consldcrablo
number of trees planted
In the month of December, 190,,
thero wore growings In Hk District
of Koolau, Islnndjor Maul, approxi
mately twelve Hundred acres or Co-
ara rubber trees and n very few trees
of the Hcven nnd Castllo.i varieties.
In view or tho possibilities ot the
rubber Industry in tli( Territory, of
tlio fact that Cejlcin anil tho Malay
Peninsula have engaged in tho culti
vation ot lubber on a larger scale
than any other part or tho world
and or tho further fact that in Co
lon Ceara rubber had been piofltably
cultivated il was deemed advisable
by some of tho rubber growers of lln
wnll ami by the Ilo.ud or Agriculture
and Forestry lo send wmicono to
that section of the world to ninko ob
cervatlnns as to means and methods
used there In connection with the In
dustry, nnd to lepoit thereon for tho
benefit or tho Industry nnd tlio pub
lic In Hawaii.
With this object In view It was
dcctdecl that, ns I was about to visit
tho Malay Peninsula In tho Interest
of tho firm 1 am connected with, Hint
I should extend my proposed trip,
the expenses being partially paid by
Hioeo Interested In tho rubber Indus
try In Hawaii and by tho Hoard ot
Agriculture nnd I'orestry.
In accordnnco with this purpose, I
wus duly commissioned by, tho Hoard
ot Agriculture and I'orestry, anil left
Honolulu on the lT.th day or Novem
ber, 1907, arriving at Singapore on
tho 10th day of December following
From my arrival nt Singapore un
til tho lKth day of Jauuaiy 1 visited
many or Mho principal rubber plan
tations In tho Federated Malay
States. Arriving at Colombo, Coj
lon, on January Z'ii, I spent ten dais"
visiting plantations, balling lor Java
on tlio 1st of February. Klght daja
wero spent In Java and I arrived
.ignln at Singapore Sunday, Febru
I'lom then on lo tho time ot m
departure, February 29th, I spent on
tho plantations In tho I'rovlnco or Jo
hore. Ilovea or "I'aia" i ubber docs best
vvlicro tho temperature cIoch not go
below no degrees, but localities
wneyi inu empcraturo uoch not go
below G." degrees aro prererrcd. Tho
temperature In Malaya nnd Ceylon
does not vary morn than four degrees
botvycon thn cooler and wurnior
months. Tho climate Is very humid.
January Is tho coolest month, while
March is the warmest. This applies
to Kuala l.umpor, Stato of Sclangor,
F, M. S which Is about tho ceutor
of the laigest plantings In Mulaya,
Tho planting of Iluvea trco Is done
111 different ways. Unquestionably
lues planted "at stakn" grow much
quicker than trees planted In any
other way and If tho bccds woro plen
tiful at all seasons or tho 5 ear thcio
probably would bo more planting "at
Make." in Ceylon the method that
Is considered the best Is to plant tho
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