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    • Fibre quality of South American camelids in Argentina: a review 

      Mueller, Joaquin Pablo; Rigalt, Francisco Antonio; Lamas, Hugo Eduardo; Sacchero, Diego Mariano; Cancino, Andrea Karina; Wurzinger, María (FAO, 2015)
      Argentina’s annual camelidfibre production is estimated at 60 000 kg for llama (Lama glama), somewhat more than 2 000 kg for gua-naco (Lama guanicoe) and about 845 kg for vicuña (Vicugna vicugna). The potential for increasing ...
    • The Morphological Basis of vicuña wool: Skin and gland structure in Vicugna vicugna (Molina 1782) 

      Chamut, Silvia; Cancino, Andrea Karina; Black-Decima, Patricia (2016-04)
      The vicuña (Vicugna vicugna) is the smallest member of the Camelidae with one of the most valuable fibers in the world. However, little is known of the structural basis for this fiber or of the skin glands used in chemical ...