Jute

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The fibre obtained from the bast layer of the plants Corchorus capsularis and Corchorus olitorius.

Note 1:Commercially, jute is divided into two main classes, white jute generally being associated with Corchorus capsularis, and dark jute with Cochorus olitorius.
Note 2:Each of the above-noted classes is further sub-divided into numerous grades denoting quality and other characteristics.see also fibre types

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