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Handbook of Natural Fibres Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780128183984
Publication date: 27th January 2020
Author: Ryszard M. (Institute of Natural Fibres (INF), Poland) Kozlowski
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing an imprint of Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 838 pages
Categories: Textile & fibre technology, Materials science, Biotechnology, Biomedical engineering, Other manufacturing technologies,

About Ryszard M. (Institute of Natural Fibres (INF), Poland) Kozlowski

Professor Ryszard M. Kozlowski is the award-winning former Director of the Polish Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Textile Institute, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Natural Fibres, Scientific Advisor to the Institute for Engineering of Polymer Materials and Dyes, and Doctor Honoris Causa of the Pontifical Catholic University of Ibarra, Ecuador. Professor Koz?owski is also Coordinator of both ESCORENA (the European System of Cooperative Research Networks in Agriculture and the FAO/ESCORENA European Cooperative Research Network on Flax and other Bast Plants. He is the author/co-author of over 300 publications, including 26 ...

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