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On the acclimatisation of Esparto grass for the manufacture of paper, and the establishment of a paper mill in Tasmania
Barnard, James (1868) On the acclimatisation of Esparto grass for the manufacture of paper, and the establishment of a paper mill in Tasmania. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 37-40.
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The applicability of the Atochia, or, as it is called in Spain, " Esparto" to the manufacture of paper. This grass is the produce of waste lands : it requires no expense in cultivation, and little in collecting. It is best propagated from the roots, and not from seed. It is perennial, and propagates of itself, and improves by a regular yearly gathering if plucked with sufficient care.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 37-40|
|Date Deposited:||26 Aug 2012 03:30|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:41|
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