I= POTENTIAL OF NETTLE (URTICA SP) AS A SOURCE OF FIBRE IN NORTHERN MONTANE PAKISTAN FOR COTTAGE INDUSTRY
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Title of Thesis
POTENTIAL OF NETTLE (URTICA SP) AS A SOURCE OF FIBRE IN NORTHERN MONTANE PAKISTAN FOR COTTAGE INDUSTRY

Author(s)
Mrs. Rubina Daud
Institute/University/Department Details
University of the Punjab, Lahore
Session
1977
Subject
Home Economics
Number of Pages
410
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
nettle, urtica sp, fibre, northern montane, textile fibres, stem fibres

Abstract
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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 3
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  1.1 Cultural heritage of Pakistan 3
  1.2 Textile fibres 5
  1.3 The occurrence and the nature of the bast fibres 12
  1.4 Occurrence of nettle (Urtica spp .) 15
  1.5 Statement of the problem 23
  1.6 Objectives of the study 24
  1.7 significance of the study 24
  1.8 Methodology 27
  1.9 Limitation of the study 28
3 2 Theoretical dimensions of the study 30
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  2.1 Hand woven textile 30
  2.2 Fibre morphology and chemical composition 38
  2.3 The plant kingdom 52
  2.4 Vegetation of Pakistan 58
  2.5 The production of stem fibres 64
  2.6 Technological studies on the characteristics of various stem fibres 85
4 3 Methodological perspective of the study 155
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  3.1 Research and collection of data 155
  3.2 Analysis characteristics 158
  3.3 Collection of samples 161
  3.4 Extraction and preparation of fibres 165
  3.5 Microbiological study 167
  3.6 Morphological and dimensional study of the fibre 172
  3.7 Morphological examination of culture 180
  3.8 Microscopic study 181
  3.9 Physical properties 184
  3.10 Chemical characteristics 192
  3.11 Identification of fibre without the use of microscope 203
  3.12 Development of fibre into yarn 207
5 4 Analysis of data interpretation of findings 216
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  4.1 Research and collection of data 216
  4.2 Taxonomy of the nettle plant( Urtica dioica ) 222
  4.3 Collection of samples 226
  4.4 Morphological study of fibre 254
  4.5 Chemical composition 286
  4.6 Chemical reactivity 307
  4.7 Technological study 310
6 5 Summary 317
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7 6 Conclusion and recommendations 325
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8 7 Bibliography 330
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9 8 Appendices 350
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