Fiber Atlas pp 292-304 | Cite as

Bast Fibers

  • Marja-Sisko Ilvessalo-Pfäffli
Part of the Springer Series in Wood Science book series (SSWOO)


The plants used for the production of bast fibers include herbaceous plants, shrubs, and trees of dicotyledons such as flax, hemp, sunn, kenaf, jute, ramie, paper-mulberry, mitsumata, and gampi. Bast fiber plants are grown primarily for their fiber content.


Jute Fiber Vessel Element Linum Usitatissimum Ramie Fiber Fiber Wall 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marja-Sisko Ilvessalo-Pfäffli
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  1. 1.The Finnish Pulp and Paper Research InstituteEspooFinland

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