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.
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