Fiber flax investigations

by F. A. Huntley

Publisher: Washington State Agricultural College and School of Science, Experiment Station in Pullman, Wash

Written in English
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Statementby F.A. Huntley.
SeriesBulletin -- no. 33., Bulletin (Agricultural College, Experiment Station, and School of Science of the State of Washington) -- no. 33.
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Pagination24 p. :
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Flax fiber is among the strongest natural fibers and its household history is long and rich, dating back 30 years. Classified as a bast fiber, it is a complex assembly of different polymers.

Collected by Nancy Arthur Hoskins, a weaving instructor and author on textiles, in the course of her own research on flax, the Oregon Fiber Flax Collection documents the processing, marketing, and use of. OFFICE OF FIBER INVESTIGATIONS, Washington, D.

C., Febru SIR: I have the honor to submit herewith the manuscript of Farmers' Bulletin No. 27, on the best methods of cultivating flax for seed and fiber in the United. Author: Charles Richards Dodge. Flax Flax is the source of industrial fibers and processing leads to long-line linen and short staple flax fibers.

Retting, which is the separation of bast fibers from the core tissues, is preeminent in flax fiber. Elementary flax fibers of different gauge lengths are tested by single fiber tension in order to obtain the stress-strain response and strength and failure strain distributions.

The applicability of single fiber. FLAX FOR SEED AND FIBER. INTRODUCTION. In considering the cultivation of fibers in this country, the flax crop should undoubtedly be given first place. Inwhen the present fiber investigations Author: Charles Richards Dodge.

Flax (Linum usitatissimum), also known as common flax or linseed, is a member of the genus Linum in the family is a food and fiber crop cultivated in cooler regions of the world. Textiles made Family: Linaceae.

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The most important components of flax are fat, protein, and dietary fiber. On average, brown flax contain 41% fat; 57% of which is alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) that making flax the richest source of ALA in the.

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[Charles Richards Dodge; United States. Office of Fiber Investigations. Fiber flax is grown in Europe and Asia. Its fiber is used to make fine linen cloth. Fiber flax varieties are very tall with few branches and low seed production. Seed flax is short, multiple branched and.

Flax (Linum usitatissimum) production has a long history. Flax remnants were found in Stone Age dwellings in Switzerland, and ancient Egyptians made fine linens from flax fiber. Flax production. The development of flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) fibers was studied to obtain better insight on the progression of their high mechanical performances during plant growth.

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Seed oil and stem fiber. The Office of Fiber Investigations also accumulated a large collection of domestic and international raw fiber samples.

The collection became a national resource for fiber study. When the USDA started its. Fiber flax is grown in Europe and Asia to make fine linen cloth.

Fiber flax varieties are very tall, have few branches, and produce little seed. The fiber in flax stems is used to make fine papers, including. Thick linen textile materials would be uncomfortably heavy to wear.

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The first evidence of woven linen dates back to at least 8, BC, as researchers have found fragments of the flax plant and various fabrics woven from it in early Swiss lakeside dwellings. 2. EXPERIMENTAL Materials and measuring procedure Investigations included a flax fabric with a mass per unit area of g/m2.

After treating with citric acid with a concentration of .• flax straw on the Prairies will ret in the fall or early spring if non-traditional straw management techniques are used • without retting, only % of actual bast fiber can be extracted and fiber will .Early characterization efforts based on agrobotanical characters revealed four major regions of flax diversity as mentioned above (Vavilov, ; ) and several unique groups of cultivated flax such .