Llama de Ayopaya:towards marketing of high quality fine fibre in the Bolivian Andes


M.Siegmund-Schultze;J.Delgado;A.Stemmer;A.Markemann;A.Valle Zarate;


<正>Introduction Llama fibre has the reputation to be of minor quality and therefore,in the Bolivian highlands,llamas are increasingly being replaced by alpacas although the former are still the dominant species in Bolivia.Alpacas are less hardy in rough weather and rangeland conditions and do not share the transport force of llamas appreciated in the mixed systems. Moreover,it is often overseen that llamas possess a double coated fleece with a fine undercoat,and the fibre quality judgement


special quality product;;llama fibre;;Bolivian highlands


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