Agricultural textile product groups, agro textiles, are innovative products that are designed specially for the agricultural applications and practices. Increasing population of the world causes intensive stress on the agricultural crops and requires increased yield and quality of agro-products. To reply the increasing crop demand agro processing sector has experienced expansion during the last 5 decades, starting with simple domestic/cottage level textile based solution and continuing with advanced fiber and textile technologies at industrial level currently. Agricultural textile products help to reply the urgency of the agricultural crops demand with their excellent environmental resistance, mechanical properties, easy process ability and durability characteristics. Agro textiles provides multidimensional solutions to the variety of agro industry problems with the advantages of flexible, light, strong, long lasting and other specific properties textile structures. This study has been focused on the technical information and market potential of the agricultural textile where it has already reached up to the 8% of the technical textile market in the world.
Agricultural textiles, fiber, sheet, net, web, woven fabric, knitted fabric
R. Senthil Kumar "TEXTILE IS A BOON AGRICULTURE" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 1 Issue 2 2017 Page 73-79
R. Senthil Kumar "TEXTILE IS A BOON AGRICULTURE" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 1(2)