Review Article

Lechugulla (Agave lecheguilla Torr., Yucca carnerosana Trel) and Other Leaf Fibres in Northeastern Mexico: Research Needs

Ratikanta Maiti and Humberto Gonzalez Rodriguez

  • Page No:  045 - 049
  • Published online: 28 Feb 2017

  • Abstract
  •  ratikanta.maiti@gmail.com

The present paper describes in brief the distribution, ecological conditions, morpho-anatomical  characteristics and productivity of few leaf fibres specially Agave lecheguilla, Yucca carnerosana and few aspects of other species grown naturally in Northeast Mexico. The review also suggests sustainable use, conservation and propagation of these species and research needs on these species.

Keywords :   Agave, anatomy, ecology, extraction, fibres, morphology, productivity, Yucca

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Maiti R, Rodriguez HG. Lechugulla (Agave lecheguilla Torr., Yucca carnerosana Trel) and Other Leaf Fibres in Northeastern Mexico: Research Needs IJEP [Internet]. 28Feb.2017[cited 8Feb.2022];4(1):045-049. Available from: http://www.pphouse.org/ijep-article-details.php?art=99

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