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Fiber Flax in Oregon
Donald W. Fishler
Vol. 3, No. 4 (Oct. - Dec., 1949), pp. 395-406
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4251953
Page Count: 12
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Russia, Poland and the Baltic countries account for about 90% of the world's production of fiber flax, and prior to 1940, 90% of the raw fiber used in the United States was imported from Europe. Today domestic production in the Willamette Valley of Oregon represents a $3 million dollar industry.
Economic Botany © 1949 New York Botanical Garden Press