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Host tree species for lac in Probolinggo Forest district, East Java.

Abstract

The usual species used for lac production (from Laccifer lacca [Kerria lacca]) in this district of Java is kesambi (Schleichera oleosa). This paper reports studies on the suitability of 3 other species - Acacia arabica [A. nilotica], Butea monosperma and Calliandra calothyrsus.