Slicing and weighing sisai leaves; in the background zebu cattle feed on the leftover. SisaI fiber, an important export from the sertão, is used to make ropes and baskets.Cortando e pesando as folhas de sisaI; no fundo, gado zebu se alimenta da sobra. A fibra do sisaI é uma exportação importante do sertão, usada principalmente para o fabrico de cordas e cestas.
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