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Handbook of natural fibres; v.1: Types, properties and factors affecting breeding and cultivation.

9781845696979

Handbook of natural fibres; v.1: Types, properties and factors affecting breeding and cultivation.

Ed. by Ryszard M. Kozlowski.

Woodhead Publishing

2012

620 pages

$300.00

Hardcover

Woodhead Publishing series in textiles; no.118

TS1540

Scientists and engineers in textiles, fibers, dyeing, botany, and zoology explore types of fiber, properties, identification, and testing and improving natural fiber production through breeding and cultivation. The topics include cotton fibers, ramie, hemp cultivation and production, wool fibers, bioengineered natural textile fibers, testing natural textile fibers, developments in fibrous flax breeding and cultivation, preventing fungal growth in natural fibers, and wild silk enterprise programs to alleviate poverty and protect habitats.

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Date:Dec 1, 2012
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