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A review of medicinal plant research at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica, 1948-2001.
This review summarizes research carried out on Jamaican medicinal plants at the Faculty of Pure and Applied Science, The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Jamaica, between 1948 and 2001. TheExpand
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Preparation and properties of radiation crosslinked natural rubber/clay nanocomposites
Radiation crosslinking of natural rubber (NR)/clay nanocomposites was studied by using Standard Malaysian Rubber (SMRL) grade natural rubber and sodium montmorillonite (Na-MMT) clay that had beenExpand
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Natural rubber/poly(ethylene‐co‐vinyl acetate)‐blend‐based nanocomposites
Natural rubber (NR)/poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) (EVA) blend–clay nanocomposites were prepared and characterized. The blend nanocomposites were prepared through the melt mixing of NR/EVA in aExpand
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Development of environmentally degradable polymeric material (plastics) from sago starch for agricultural and medical industries
Introduction Majority of synthetic polymers prepared from petrochemical-based monomers are usually tough and not easily degradable, which give rise to environmental problems. Sago starch is oneExpand