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Advances in Wool Technology

Advances in Wool Technology
  • Author : N A G Johnson
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 December 2008
  • ISBN : 1845695461
  • Pages : 368 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Advanced research into wool science and technology is leading to a better understanding of the properties of wool. Wool is increasingly being seen as a high performance fibre, with new modifications and applications. Advances in wool technology presents a comprehensive account of these developments and innovations. Part one includes advances that have occurred in the production and processing of wool. Topics range from the progress in wool spinning, weaving and colouration, to environmental supply chain management and to the role of genetic engineering in improved wool production. Part two reviews new wool products and applications. Chapters include the production of brighter and whiter wool, high performance wool blends and wool for apparel. With its two distinguished editors and array of international contributors, this book is a valuable reference for producers, manufacturers, retailers and all those wishing to improve and understand developments in wool technology. It will also be suitable for researchers in industry or academia. Presents a comprehensive account of recent developments and innovation surrounding the high performance fibre Examines advances in wool production and processing from wool spinning to genetic engineering in improved production Considers environmental supply chain management