Agricultural Reviews

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Agricultural Reviews, volume 32 issue 2 (june 2011) : 150 - 152


Laxmikanta Nayak, D. Nag, S. Das, Deb Prasad Ray, Lakshamanan Ammayappan
1National Institute of Research on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology 12, Regent Park, Kolkata –700 040, India.
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Cite article:- Nayak Laxmikanta, Nag D., Das S., Ray Prasad Deb, Ammayappan Lakshamanan (2024). UTILISATION OF SISAL FIBRE (AGAVE SISALANA L.) - A REVIEW. Agricultural Reviews. 32(2): 150 - 152. doi: .
Sisal is a perennial plant identified by its 50 – 150 thick, spiky, long and rigid spirally arranged leaves. Upon maturation, pale yellow/shiny white fibre can be extracted from leaves by retting followed by washing and drying. Easy to raise on wastelands in a wide range of agro-climates, sustained fibre yield for a considerable long duration and versatility of the fibre as a potential input material for various applications makes it a viable option for employment generation and rural development thus leading to sustainable development.
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