Milkweed Seed Oil; It Is a New Product Resembling Derivative of the Soybean

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Milkweed Seed Oil; It Is a New Product Resembling Derivative of the Soybean

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America's kapok supply, which formerly came from the Dutch East Indies, was cut off by the war. Kapok was used as a filler for life preservers. A new filler had to be developed. Today all life preservers have a filler milkweed floss.

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'Milkweed Seed Oil; It Is a New Product Resembling Derivative of the Soybean', New York Times