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Glossary Item

Sisal and Tampico : sisal and tampico

Effective 2 July 2019

Preferred Term: sisal and tampico

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Sisal is fibre from the plant Agave sisalana. It is a stiff, pale fibre that is mainly used for rope, twine and carpets.

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