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For information on the history of the industrial uses of flax in the United States, go to Whitman Eastman's History of the Linseed Oil Industry in the United States , Chapter 5: "Uses of the Products of the Flax Plant"

For a short summary involving flaxseed oil in the paints and coatings industry, see Duane Berglund's Flax: New Uses and Demands, section "Flaxseed Oil for Industrial Use."


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