Professor Explores Domestic Source of Rubber

Katrina Cornish, a researcher with The Ohio State University, is exploring domestic sources of rubber, to be used for everything from tires to boots to gloves.  The domestic sources include Buckeye Gold, a relative of the common dandelion, and guayule, a shrub native to the southwestern United States. Cornish works for the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, the research arm of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.