Sisal Plant – Cultivation, Processing and Uses

Sisal (Agave sisalana Perrine) is a monocotyledonous crop from which leaf fibers are extracted without retting. The leaves provide the most important of the world’s hard fibers, I.e. fibers so coarse that they can only be made into twine and rope. It is a naturally occurring pentaploid hybrid. Sisal is produced in Africa in Tanzania, … Read more Sisal Plant – Cultivation, Processing and Uses