Table 1: Product-based performance measures and their relationship with fibre attributes (sensu [5]).

Product categoryPerformance measureFunctional relationship with fibre attribute

Pulp and paperTensile strength fibre length, (wall thickness)−1
Tear strength fibre length, coarseness
Stretch microfibril angle
Bulk wall thickness, (fibre width)−1
Light scattering (wall thickness)−1
Sheet formation (fibre length)−1
Collapsibility wall thickness
Yield density
Solid wood and compositesStrength density, (microfibril angle)−1
Stiffness density, modulus of elasticity, (microfibril angle)−1