Handbook of Natural Fibres
  • Release Date : 17 January 2020
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 856 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0128183985
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Download or read book entitled Handbook of Natural Fibres by author: Ryszard M. Kozlowski which was release on 17 January 2020 and published by Woodhead Publishing Limited with total page 856 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The Handbook of Natural Fibres, Second Edition, Volume One: Types, Properties and Factors Affecting Breeding and Cultivation covers every aspect of natural fibers, their breeding, cultivation, processing and applications. This volume features fundamental discussions of each fiber, covering different stages of breeding and cultivation. Natural fibrous resources, both lignocellulosic and protein ones, are renewable, biodegradable, and nontoxic, making them an important source of sustainable textile solutions. A broad range of natural fibers are covered in this book, including cotton, jute, kenaf, flax, hemp, sisal, ramie, curaua, pineapple, bamboo, coir, sheep wool, and more. Provides detailed instructions for how to carry out the latest scientific methods for identifying natural fibers Explains properties of natural fibers that will be of interest to readers in growth fields like biocomposites and nanofibers Includes a rare overview of emerging natural fibers and their uses, along with sources of further information