Fiber crops. Bast fibers (Stem-skin fibers) Esparto, a fiber from a grass; Jute, widely used, it is the cheapest fiber after cotton; Flax, produces linen
A list of fiber crops which are sources of textile, netting, and cordage fibers grouped by type of fiber. Family and scientific names are also provided.
Fiber crops are field crops grown for their fibers, which are traditionally used to make paper, cloth, or rope. The fibers may be chemically modified, like in viscose ...
Click to go to Plant Names. Fiber crops are plants that are intentionally grown or otherwise managed for the production of fibers or fibrous materials with varied ...
fiber crops [′fī·bər ‚kräps] (agriculture) Plants, such as flax, hemp, jute, and sisal, cultivated for their content or yield of fibrous material.
Plants grown for their fibrous material, which is used for many commercial purposes and for home industry. Many plants are grown as fiber crops because of their ...
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As a fiber crop, hemp (like flax) is best adapted to temperate regions, in contrast to other leading fiber crops such as cotton (Gossypium spp.
Krugman, S.L. 1990. Woody fiber crops. p. 275-277. In: J. Janick and J.E. Simon (eds.), Advances in new crops. Timber Press, Portland, OR.