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Hard fibres

Abstract

These fibres, obtained from the leaves of agaves, Manila hemp, New Zealand flax and various bromeliads, are important in the manufacture of cordage and of coarse textiles.

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Bally, W., Tobler, F. Hard fibres. Econ Bot 9, 376 (1955). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02985310

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Keywords

  • Economic Botany
  • Cover Crop
  • Hemp
  • Bromelia
  • Sisal Fibre