Title Fiber Production from Hesperaloe in Arizona, USA
Contributor agroecology.org
Author Steven P. McLaughlin
Content Hesperaloe is a xerophytic perennial that produces high-value fibers for paper-making. It is an experimental crop with the potential for reducing water consumption and soil erosion in hot desert environments currently cropped to high-water use crops such as cotton and alfalfa.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 1999
Language English
North America UNITED STATES
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/hesperaloe.html