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Microfibers: Functional Beauty, HYG-5546-96
... than conventional synthetics. One caution related to synthetic microfibers is heat sensitivity. Because the fiber strands are so fine, heat penetrates more quickly than with thicker conventional fibers. As ... Availability Man-made fibers are formed by forcing a liquid through tiny holes in a device called a spinneret. With microfibers, the holes are finer than with conventional fibers. Potentially, ...
ohioline.osu.edu

Subterranean Termites
... cellulose, such as paper, fiberboard, and some fabrics derived from cotton or plant fibers. Termites have protozoa in their digestive tracts that can convert cellulose into usable food ... associated with conventional treatment are avoided. Homeowners who are strongly opposed to the use of pesticides around their home are good candidates for baits. Although conventional liquid termiticides ...
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Desirable Herb Varieties, By Herb
... things from Mexico, the whole world in a neighborhood store. In consequence, even the most conventional and unadventurous American nowadays cooks dishes from a broad spectrum of cultures and strikingly distinct ... using it, pound it with a meat hammer or rolling pin to open up the fibers and let the essences run, a process called "bruising" the dried ginger Mace ("blades") Mustard ...
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Selecting Insulated Vests And Jackets, HYG-5540-93
... down or conventional polyester fiberfills. Thinsulate, 65% olefin/35% polyester, and Thermolite, 100% polyester, feature tiny micro fibers blown to form a high density web. The extremely fine fibers provide an ... in outdoor wear feature a Gore-Tex coating. This microporous film, when applied to conventional fabrics such as cotton, polyester/cotton poplin, or nylon taffeta creates a waterproof barrier. ...
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Trusses - low cost marvels to roof over most large spaces by Martin Harris Issue 23
... components, brings us, in a way, to the next drawback—conventional truss design creates a large volume of unusable attic space. ... ends, usually) to exceed the allowable crushing strength of the wood fibers in the supporting framing. If there are no internal columns, ... . Fire safe If aesthetic inadequacy is one charge levelled at conventional wood trusses, at least it’s somewhat true. Without foundation ...
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Potting Mixes for Certified Organic Production
... a mine near Libby, Montana, where the ore naturally contains about 2 to 3% asbestos fibers. Apparently, all sources of natural vermiculite contain some level of asbestos.(24) The principal danger ... , dust masks and gloves should be worn when handling these materials. Back to top Summary Conventional growing media that contain synthetic wetting agents and standard fertilizers cannot be used in organic ...
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AVOCADO Fruit Facts
... from the seed and then placed in flats where the cuttings are rooted in the conventional manner. Any seed may also be used for rootstock, but Mexican types make the strongest ... . Fruit small to medium, to 10 oz. elongated smooth green, resembles Fuerte but inferior, has fibers. Hardy for Bay Area, Central Valley. To 25° F. Season November. FURTHER READING See generally ...
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MANGO Fruit Facts
... greenhouse and orchard. In the greenhouse, thrips often turn leaves rusty brown. Malathion is the conventional spray for insect pests; sulfur works on mites. Gophers are attracted to the roots. The ... Miami, 1941. Tree broad, rounded. Fruit small, round with oblique apex, yellow with red blush, fibers few. Late. For interior. T1 Origin Vista, Paul Thomson, 1969. Seedling of Edgehill. Tree low ...
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Plant Biotechnology
... of GM cotton (herbicide resistant) 1992 -- FDA decides GM foods will be regulated as conventional foods 1994 -- FlavrSavr Tomato becomes the first GM food to be approved for sale ... produce large quantities of materials including: Therapeutic proteins for disease treatment and vaccination Textile fibers Biodegradable plastics Oils for use in paints, detergents, and lubricants Plants are being produced ...
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Fencing Materials For Livestock Systems
... and electrified wire, and combinations of these materials. Board fences have also been popular. These conventional materials are still widely used and make excellent fences if properly constructed. However, new ... more popular products consists of fine aluminum or stainless steel wires woven together with polyethylene fibers to form what is known as poly tape. This product comes in various colors ...
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