How To Grow Flax And Get Increased Yields

Flax (Linum) is a genus of plants in the Linaceae family. It’s both an annual and perennial crop. People started growing flax more than 5 thousand years ago. The Egyptian priests wore linen clothes, and the mummies of the pharaohs were wrapped in the finest linen fabrics that have remained to this day. Flax plant is used in various industries: as animal feed, for creating medicines, and for making fabrics. Medical and technical industries value its seed for oil, which contains butyric linolenic acid.

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