Studies in pteridophytes XVIII. Use of Salvinia auriculata aublet-an obnoxious weed-in paper industry

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Eradication of aquatic weeds has been found to involve huge expenditure and is seldom practised. The present paper describes the use of dried Salvinia material in the manufacture of paper. The sheets have been checked for burst, breaking length, folding capacity, etc. Sheets prepared by a mixture of dried Salvinia and rice straw can be used safely as… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00038861

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