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Competition with food plants Retting of jute Conversion to yarn Problems of jute
manufacture Clothing of linseywoolsey Water retting of. seeds of Bombax
malabaricum, has been used as stuffing material for pillows. It is similar to Java
kapok in ...
The unit for describing the size or count of jute yarn and roving (a strand in an
intermediate state between sliver and yarn) is the weight in pounds of a spyndle,
the equivalent of 14,400 yards. It is also described in the same way as cotton by
Fibre strands are three feet or more in length, and light and creamy in colour, with
the same lustre as jute. Strength is also comparable to that of jute. Individual cells
are more or less cylindrical, with thick cell walls surrounded by a layer of lignin ...
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