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Kirby R. H. 1963. Vegetable fibres - botany, cultivation and utilization. Leonard Hill, London. Interscience Publishers, New York.

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A comprehensive reference on all aspects of vegetable fibre production. The various fibres are dealt with according to the botanical families to which they belong. Extensive bibliography.

Chapter on Phormium tenax. Botanical characteristics, plant variation, propagation, cultivation, diseases, harvesting, industrial processing. Advantages and disadvantages of fibre product. Phormium tenax in Argentina, South Africa, Chile, Azores, Scotland, Kenya, Japan.

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Vegetable fibres - botany, cultivation and utilization.

Kirby R. H.
Leonard Hill, London.

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