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PROTA 16 deals with the fibres of Tropical Africa. 515 ‘primary use’ fibres are described in 248 review articles. Many of the articles are illustrated with a geographic distribution map and a line drawing of the habit.

Optionally the book can be accompanied by a CD that facilitates easy searching through the texts and contains in addition numerous photographs.

No. of pages: 602
Published: 2012

Weight 0.1 kg

English, French


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  1. The bibliographical section denotes the quality of the publication and effort since it includes 102 pages of literature cited. Any researcher interested in the ethnobotany of African fibers needs to know about this book.

    M.J. Macía in ECONOMIC BOTANY 66(3): 312–313 (2012)

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