M. Zimniewska, Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants, Poland
I. Frydrych, Technical University of Lodz, Poland
J. Mankowski, Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants, Poland
W. Trywianska, Gdynia Cotton Association, Poland
This chapter discusses process control in vegetable fibre production from the cultivation of fibrous plants to fibres ready for application in further technologies. The chapter is focused on the processing of different types of natural fibres occurring in fruits, leaves and stems. The key parameters of agronomic as well as technological factors of early processes determining the quality of vegetable fibres ...