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Plant Fibers Elongated Sclerenchyma Cells Used For Structural Support …Found in Abundance In Long, Thin Stems
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Humans Figured Out Early on That Raw Plant Material Could be Woven with Little Preparation
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>12,000 years ago 7,000 years ago 5,000 years ago Plant Fibers Extracted and Used for Weaving Before Wool or Silk
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Plant Animal Fibers Fibers Composition: Denatures When Boiled?: Accepts Dyes?: Pest Susceptibility: Cellulose Protein NO YES NO YES Bacteria Fungi Silverfish Moths
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Broad Categories of Plant Fibers 1. Cannot Be Braided, Twined, Woven, or Spun - Too Short, Brittle, and/or Slippery Wood Fibers Fiberboard Cellophane Rayon – Can be Treated to Allow Weaving Paper - Too Stiff
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1. Those That Can…. - Coarse-Weaving Fibers: - Textile Fibers: Seed & Fruit Fibers - Grain Stems - Bamboo - Willow Cotton Coir
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1. Those That Can…. - Textile Fibers: Leaf (aka. ‘hard’) Fibers Musa textilis (Manilla Hemp) Agavé / Sisal Sisal Rope
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2. Textile Fibers Bast (Stem) Fibers Flax Linum usitatissimum Used to Wrap Mummies Cultivation Spread Throughout Europe by Romans
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2. Textile Fibers
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course NTSC 107 taught by Professor Peterson during the Spring '11 term at Loyola Chicago.

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Plants Powerpoints - Plant Fibers Elongated Sclerenchyma...

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