Industrially Used Plants

  • Heinz Brücher


Two neotropical genera are of fundamental importance for American fibre production: Agave and Fourcraea, which include 200–300 xerophytic species. Both genera are morphologically similar, with the exception of their flower anatomy, and so can be grouped together here (Dempsey 1975).


Natural Rubber Cotton Fibre Rubber Tree Rubber Plantation Rubber Industry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heinz Brücher
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  1. 1.Instituto de HorticulturaCRICYTMendozaArgentina

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