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    Union Catalogue of Agricultural Libraries in the Netherlands

    The WUR Library Catalogue contains bibliographic data on books and periodicals held by the libraries of Wageningen University and Research Centre and some 15 associated libraries. Holding data are added to each record.

    Subjects covered include Agrotechnology, Food and Food Production, Plant and Animal Sciences, Soil Science, Geo-information, Landscape and Spatial Planning, Water and Climate, Ecosystem Studies, Economics and Society.

    The joint collections of the participating libraries cover a substantial part of the internationally available scientific literature in these disciplines.

    As far as Dutch scientific literature in these fields is concerned, coverage can be considered near 100%, including much of the so-called "grey literature".

    All titles are entered in their original language. Keywords are added to facilitate subject searching.

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Record number 104235
Title Het looistofvraagstuk in Nederlandsch-Indie
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door Rutgert Wind
Author(s) Wind, R.
Publisher Leipzig : Metzger & Wittig
Publication year 1924
Description 301 p.
Notes Proefschrift Wageningen
Tutors Wechel, Prof. A. te
Graduation date 1924-02-20
Dissertation no. 8
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To improve the East Indian leather industry a search was made for tan barks and other tanning products, and their suitability and productivity per ha were assessed. At first (1917-1924) the study concentrated on tanning products already locally used, including those from mangrove forest, but considered also some promising local and exotic (some well known) products. For all species considered botanical data, geographic distribution and, where possible, information on bark production and quality, and on culture of the trees were discussed.

Other topics were trade in leather and tanning substances in the Netherlands East Indies, trade in mangrove bark and catch and tanned hides in the Malayan Straits Settlements, leather dressing and working in the Netherlands East Indies, research on tanning substances, experiments on practical tanning and on methods of collecting bark. Finally followed the main conclusions for supply of tanning substances for the home industry. An appendix included a key to the tree species of mangrove forest.

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On paper FORUM ; SPEC.COLL. ; A2096,1924,01
FORUM ; STACKS ; NN08202,08
Keyword(s) (cab) tan plants / forestry / bark / tannins / leather industry / tanstuffs / non-wood forest products / netherlands east indies
Categories Crops (General) / Rural History of South-East Asia
Publication type PhD thesis
Language Dutch; Flemish
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