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American Journal of Materials Engineering and Technology. 2014, 2(2), 8-10
DOI: 10.12691/materials-2-2-1
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Angora Rabbit Fiber Production in the World and Turkey

Guzin KANTURK YIGIT1,

1Department of Geography, Karabuk University, Karabuk, Turkey

Pub. Date: May 27, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Angora: From Fiber to Fabric)

Cite this paper:
Guzin KANTURK YIGIT. Angora Rabbit Fiber Production in the World and Turkey. American Journal of Materials Engineering and Technology. 2014; 2(2):8-10. doi: 10.12691/materials-2-2-1

Abstract

Angora rabbit is the oldest known breed of rabbit. Its origin is in Anatolia but it is rare in Turkey now. Angora is a keratinous textile material, produced by the long-haired Angora rabbit. The fiber obtained from Angora rabbit is used in textiles. This fiber is one of the luxury fine fibers. It is grown in China, Chile, France, Germany, Argentina, Brazil, India, Korea and Hungary.

Keywords:
Angora rabbit fiber wool textile

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