Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus): fiber Directory
Welcome to the Kenaf fiber directory section of the Apparel Search website. In this section, you will find educational information and links to resources relevant to Kenaf fibers. If you work in the apparel industry or simply have an interest in Kenaf textiles, this is the area for you. If you do not find enough information in this section of our Kenaf fibers guide, you may wish to check the textile section or go back to the fiber directory main page for additional textile fiber choices.
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About The Kenaf Plant: A good description of kenaf with graphics.
Hibiscus cannabinus L.: Section from the 1983 Handbook of Energy Crops covers the uses, folk medicine, chemistry, description, germplasm, distribution, ecology, cultivation, harvesting, yields and economics, and other aspects of kenaf and its production. Includes references.
Jupiter Seed: Kenaf seed sales. A few pictures of kenaf as well.
Kenaf: an Emerging New Crop Industry: About the kenaf industry history
and the current commercialization activities.
Textile fiber: From Mississippi State University. Research article,
dealing with the production, preparation and laboratory test results of
kenaf plant fiber.
Kenaf. Plant for the World: From the Mississippi State University. Articles and dissertations on the history and uses of kenaf fiber in home and industrial applications.