Tapping rubber from a rubber tree in a Kerala rubber plantation showing the peeled bark and latex collecting drip-pot underneath

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Tapping rubber from a rubber tree in a Kerala rubber plantation showing the peeled bark and latex collecting drip-pot underneath
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The Tapping of rubber process is by cutting (with a special flat knife )a diagonal grove in the bark that allows the rubber sap to drip along the groove to a container to collect it . This is collected on a daily basis.
Location: Rubber plantation in Idukku District Kerala Southern India