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By N A G Johnson, I Russell

Complex study into wool technology and know-how is resulting in a greater knowing of the homes of wool. Wool is more and more being obvious as a excessive functionality fibre, with new alterations and purposes. Advances in wool expertise provides a complete account of those advancements and thoughts. half one comprises advances that experience happened within the creation and processing of wool. themes diversity from the growth in wool spinning, weaving and colouration, to environmental offer chain administration and to the function of genetic engineering in more advantageous wool creation. half studies new wool items and functions. Chapters contain the creation of brighter and whiter wool, excessive functionality wool blends and wool for attire. With its exclusive editors and array of foreign individuals, this booklet may be a precious reference for manufacturers, brands, outlets and all these wishing to enhance and comprehend advancements in wool know-how. it's going to even be appropriate for researchers in or academia.

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