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TitleNatural plant fibers: production, processing, properties and their sustainability parameters
Author(s)Rana, Sohel
Pichandi, Subramani
Parveen, Shama
Fangueiro, Raúl
KeywordsNatural plant fibers
Production
Processing
Application
Lifecycle assessment
Sustainability
Issue date2014
PublisherSpringer
Abstract(s)This chapter discusses the present scenario and market trend of some important natural plant fibers such as cotton, flax, jute, and hemp. Production, processing, and applications of these fibers are discussed. The factors influencing the sustainability of these natural plant fibers are presented and various lifecycle assessment studies performed on these fibers to evaluate their environmental impacts and sustainability are discussed.
TypeBook part
URIhttps://hdl.handle.net/1822/36353
ISBN978-981-287-064-3
978-981-287-065-0
DOI10.1007/978-981-287-065-0_1
AccessRestricted access (UMinho)
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