ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SISAL
From Mexican Spanish, named after Sisal, a port in Yucatán, Mexico.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SISAL»
Discover the use of sisal
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sisal
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
: twenty-five years' sisal
History and development of the sisal industry; The sisal plant and other fibre agaves; Planting material and nursery technique; Establishment of field sisal; Spacing; Cultivation systems; Culting; Plant nutrition and deficiency diseases; ...
George Winslow Lock, 1962
CULTIVATION OF SISAL IN THE BAHAMAS. BY JOHN I. NORTIIKOP, OF
COLUMBIA COLLEGE. 6 6 A RE you interested in sisal ? What do you think of it ?
" -£JL These were the questions addressed to the writer almost before he had
Attracting Wildlife to Your Garden in Southern Africa
A Black-collared Barbet peers out from its nest in a nesting log made from the
invasive sisal plant. Bird-nesting facilities Primary hole-nesting birds, such as
barbets and woodpeckers, are capable of hollowing out a nest in a dead branch
of a ...
Soil Fertility Decline in the Tropics: With Case Studies on ...
Tanzania produced 234,000 Mg of sisal fibre. In 1963 and 1964, sisal export
earnings exceeded US$60 million, or one-third of the total agricultural export
earnings of Tanzania. In those years, agricultural export earnings were more than
Alfred E. Hartemink, 2003
The Artful Lodger/Joan Kron SPLENDOR OF THE GRASS: STBAW RUGS ". . .
Sisal and coir, the two popular naturals, are turning up on the best floors. We're in
the middle of a coup de grass..." A Grass-Shopper's Guide Maize: These pale ...
A Modern History of Tanganyika
Between the wars sisal became Tanganyika's chief export crop. Exports rose
between 1912 and 1938 from 17,057 to 103,428 tonnes.1 Sisal was only one of
several hard fibres, although the highest in quality. Its chief competitors, Mexican
(Tropical Science Series), xvii + 355 pp., 60s. about 500,000 tons of sisal (Agave
sisalana Perrine) fibre, the "White Gold" of Africa, are produced in the world each
year and of this total, Tanganyika, Kenya and Uganda together produce roughly ...
Historical Geography of Crop Plants: A Select Roster
Henequen was peculiarly adapted to the thin, stony limestone soils of Yucatan.
Although grown on a small scale in many countries, henequen proved much less
successful away from home than sisal. Also, sisal is generally preferred because
Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
farming. We have taught our young men to look for white-collar jobs, yet jobs are
available within the agricultural sector. The sisal industry could be one of the
sectors that will employ many of our people. There are very many by-products of
Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
207 1 Motion— —Protection of the Sisal Industry 2072 [Mr. Kahengeri] which can
'make all the bags fhat we need in this coum'try. We also have Acif Limited, which
is also a sisal industry at Thika. An hon. Member: What are you talking about?
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SISAL»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sisal
is used in the context of the following news items.
Sisal rug is great for hiding dirt
Q: Any suggestions on cleaning dried grape jelly off a sisal rug? I didn't notice the stain until long after the guilty party was gone and the stain was dried. The tips ... «Hamilton Spectator, Jul 15»
Sisal extends Inspired Gaming with mobile Virtual Race app launch
Vitaliano Casalone, Presidente of Inspired Italia, comments: “Sisal is pioneering the next era of Italian gaming with the launch of this dedicated virtual sports ... «SBC News, Jun 15»
Africa's Biggest Sisal Producer Mulls Move Into Kenya Power
REA Trading Ltd., the biggest investor in Africa's largest sisal producer, is considering expanding into the energy industry. The company, which is buying out the ... «Bloomberg, Apr 15»
Sisal set to regain lost glory as 'white gold'
Traditionally, sisal was mostly used for production of agricultural twines, ropes, cordage, sacks, bags and carpets. But innovations due to technology change of ... «Daily News, Feb 15»
Kenya now seeks to join global sisal board
The Government has applied to renew its membership of the international organisation of major sisal producers and exporters, the Inter Governmental Group on ... «The Standard Digital News, Jan 15»
Metl Plans to Boost Tea, Sisal Output in Ten Years
METL Group, a multi-product trading firm, plans to increase investment in the agricultural sector, focusing on cultivation of sisal and tea in various parts of the ... «AllAfrica.com, Jan 15»
Sisal partners with GameArt studios for new VLT games
Sialmatchpoint Sisal Group S.p.A, the Italian gaming and payment services group, have chosen international game-design studio GameART for the production ... «SBC News, Jan 15»
Sisal Matchpoint on air with Betradar
Betradar has launched its Live Channel products with Italian bookmaker Sisal Matchpoint, which has already integrated the Live Channel Retail in 500 retail ... «InterGame, Nov 14»
Betradar rolls out Live Channel to Sisal Matchpoint
Betradar has announced the successful launch of its Live Channel products with Italian bookmaker Sisal Matchpoint. Sisal Matchpoint has already integrated the ... «SBC News, Nov 14»
Kenyan sisal firm REA Vipingo cuts 2014 profit outlook
The producer of sisal, a source of fibre used to make rope, twine and other products, said the decline in profits was partly due to an expected fall in the value of ... «Reuters, Nov 14»