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    'Staff publications' contains references to publications authored by Wageningen University staff from 1976 onward.

    Publications authored by the staff of the Research Institutes are available from 1995 onwards.

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Record number 545317
Title Dandelions Ruin Your Front Yard but Could Be the Future of the Rubber Industry
Author(s) Meer, Ingrid van der
Source Dandelions Ruin Your Front Yard but Could Be the Future of the Rubber Industry, The Wall Street Journal, 2018-10-02, Lucy Craymer, https://www.wsj.com/articles/scientists-keep-tryingand-failingto-grow-dandelions-1538503984
Department(s) Bioscience
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2018
Abstract

Americans stamp out the yellow-flowered weed from their lawns; its useful cousin from Kazakhstan is hard to cultivate. Scientists have been tackling the vexing issue for decades, trying new tactics and engineering new equipment. Researchers have traveled to the high plains in Kazakhstan in prusuit. Companies and governments are spending heavily. Their mission: Grow more dandelions

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