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The Resource Sustainable fibres and textiles, edited by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu, (electronic book)

Sustainable fibres and textiles, edited by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu, (electronic book)

Label
Sustainable fibres and textiles
Title
Sustainable fibres and textiles
Statement of responsibility
edited by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
338.47677
Index
no index present
LC call number
TD195.T48
LC item number
S87 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan
Series statement
The Textile Institute book series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Textile industry
  • Textile fabrics
  • Sustainable development
  • Product life cycle
Label
Sustainable fibres and textiles, edited by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Sustainable Fibres and Textiles; The Textile Institute Book Series; Recently Published and Upcoming Titles in The Textile Institute Book Series; Sustainable Fibres and Textiles; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of contributors; Preface; 1 -- Introduction to sustainable fibres and textiles; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Principles of sustainability; 1.2.1 Raw materials; 1.2.2 Factors affecting the textile industries; 1.2.3 Impact on environment; 1.2.4 Trends in fibre production; 1.3 Sustainable fibre production; 1.3.1 History of fibres; 1.3.2 Organic fibres
  • 1.3.3 Processing of organic fibres1.3.4 Technology upgrading; 1.4 Sustainability of textile industries; 1.4.1 Fibre characteristics; 1.4.2 Fibre quality; 1.4.3 Extent of fiber life span; 1.4.4 Recyclable eco-friendly fabrics; 1.5 Future trends; 1.5.1 Intuitive designs; 1.5.2 Adopted technology; 1.5.3 Modernization; 1.5.4 Advanced machineries; 1.5.4.1 Air dye technology; 1.5.4.2 Herbal textile; Sources of further information and advice; References; One -- Sustainable fibre production; 2 -- Sustainable cotton production; 2.1 Introduction; 2.1.1 Importance of cotton
  • 2.1.2 Consumers' emotional preference for cotton2.1.3 Promotion of cotton; 2.1.4 Integration of economy and ecology: from niche market to mass market; 2.1.5 Case studies; 2.2 Key sustainability issues in cotton farming; 2.2.1 Runoff from fields; 2.2.2 Use of insecticides; 2.2.3 Drainage and leaching; 2.2.4 Withdrawal of water for irrigation; 2.2.5 Contamination and degradation of water bodies; 2.2.6 Extensive irrigation; 2.2.7 Construction of dams; 2.2.8 Land reclamation; 2.3 Sustainable crop management; 2.3.1 Importance of traditional methods of agriculture; 2.3.2 Multicropping
  • 2.3.3 Minimal/no pesticide use2.3.4 Soil health focus; 2.3.5 Choosing sustainable seed and plant varieties; 2.3.6 Water conservation and sustainable irrigation; 2.4 Sustainability and selective breeding; 2.4.1 Role of biotechnology for new creations; 2.4.2 Methods of selective breeding; 2.4.3 Research studies on selective breeding of cotton; 2.4.4 Sustainable cotton varieties; 2.5 Sustainable cotton processing; 2.5.1 Sustainable cotton fibres; 2.5.1.1 Organic cotton; 2.5.1.2 Naturally coloured cotton; 2.5.1.3 Fair trade cotton; 2.5.1.4 Bt cotton
  • 2.5.2 Sustainability in conversion of cotton to finished products2.6 Future trends and conclusion; 2.6.1 Voluntary sustainable initiatives pertaining to cotton production; 2.6.1.1 Better Cotton Initiative; 2.6.1.2 Better Cotton Initiative experiences from the field; 2.6.1.3 Better cotton initiative experiences from the supply chain; 2.6.1.4 Cotton made in Africa initiative; 2.6.1.5 Fair Trade cotton; 2.6.1.6 Organic Trade Association; 2.6.1.7 myBMP, an Australian best management practices programme; 2.6.2 Road map to sustainable cotton production; References
  • 3 -- Sustainable production of bast fibres
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780081020425
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Sustainable fibres and textiles, edited by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu, (electronic book)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Sustainable Fibres and Textiles; The Textile Institute Book Series; Recently Published and Upcoming Titles in The Textile Institute Book Series; Sustainable Fibres and Textiles; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of contributors; Preface; 1 -- Introduction to sustainable fibres and textiles; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Principles of sustainability; 1.2.1 Raw materials; 1.2.2 Factors affecting the textile industries; 1.2.3 Impact on environment; 1.2.4 Trends in fibre production; 1.3 Sustainable fibre production; 1.3.1 History of fibres; 1.3.2 Organic fibres
  • 1.3.3 Processing of organic fibres1.3.4 Technology upgrading; 1.4 Sustainability of textile industries; 1.4.1 Fibre characteristics; 1.4.2 Fibre quality; 1.4.3 Extent of fiber life span; 1.4.4 Recyclable eco-friendly fabrics; 1.5 Future trends; 1.5.1 Intuitive designs; 1.5.2 Adopted technology; 1.5.3 Modernization; 1.5.4 Advanced machineries; 1.5.4.1 Air dye technology; 1.5.4.2 Herbal textile; Sources of further information and advice; References; One -- Sustainable fibre production; 2 -- Sustainable cotton production; 2.1 Introduction; 2.1.1 Importance of cotton
  • 2.1.2 Consumers' emotional preference for cotton2.1.3 Promotion of cotton; 2.1.4 Integration of economy and ecology: from niche market to mass market; 2.1.5 Case studies; 2.2 Key sustainability issues in cotton farming; 2.2.1 Runoff from fields; 2.2.2 Use of insecticides; 2.2.3 Drainage and leaching; 2.2.4 Withdrawal of water for irrigation; 2.2.5 Contamination and degradation of water bodies; 2.2.6 Extensive irrigation; 2.2.7 Construction of dams; 2.2.8 Land reclamation; 2.3 Sustainable crop management; 2.3.1 Importance of traditional methods of agriculture; 2.3.2 Multicropping
  • 2.3.3 Minimal/no pesticide use2.3.4 Soil health focus; 2.3.5 Choosing sustainable seed and plant varieties; 2.3.6 Water conservation and sustainable irrigation; 2.4 Sustainability and selective breeding; 2.4.1 Role of biotechnology for new creations; 2.4.2 Methods of selective breeding; 2.4.3 Research studies on selective breeding of cotton; 2.4.4 Sustainable cotton varieties; 2.5 Sustainable cotton processing; 2.5.1 Sustainable cotton fibres; 2.5.1.1 Organic cotton; 2.5.1.2 Naturally coloured cotton; 2.5.1.3 Fair trade cotton; 2.5.1.4 Bt cotton
  • 2.5.2 Sustainability in conversion of cotton to finished products2.6 Future trends and conclusion; 2.6.1 Voluntary sustainable initiatives pertaining to cotton production; 2.6.1.1 Better Cotton Initiative; 2.6.1.2 Better Cotton Initiative experiences from the field; 2.6.1.3 Better cotton initiative experiences from the supply chain; 2.6.1.4 Cotton made in Africa initiative; 2.6.1.5 Fair Trade cotton; 2.6.1.6 Organic Trade Association; 2.6.1.7 myBMP, an Australian best management practices programme; 2.6.2 Road map to sustainable cotton production; References
  • 3 -- Sustainable production of bast fibres
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780081020425
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote

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