In our daily life, the material we use like mattresses, quilts, or pillows, jeans, etc., made by filling the plant fibres. In this lesson, we will look at a variety of plant fibres and the use.
Plant fibres: their sources and uses
|The cotton plant is a shrub, grows mostly in the fields black soil and a warm climate.|
|Jute fibre obtained from the stem of the jute plant. It grows well in the high rainfall regions.|
|Hemp fibres are collected from the stem of the hemp plants.||Hemp fibres are used in the production of carpets, nets, ropes, cloths, and paper.|
|Silk is an animal protein fibre produced by certain insects to build their cocoons and webs.||The fibres of silk are used for clothing such as shirts, suits, ties, blouses, lingerie, pyjamas, jackets.|
|Flax fibres are collected from the stem of the flax plants.||Flax fibres are used widely as a raw material in the production of high-quality paper.|