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Evaluation of Fiber Characteristics in some weeds of Arunachal Pradesh, India for Pulp and Paper Making

Author Affiliations

  • 1Wood Science and Forest Products Laboratory, Dept. of Forestry, North Eastern Regional Inst. of Science and Technology, Nirjuli, AP, INDIA
  • 2Wood Science and Forest Products Laboratory, Dept. of Forestry, North Eastern Regional Inst. of Science and Technology, Nirjuli, AP, INDIA
  • 3Wood Science and Forest Products Laboratory, Dept. of Forestry, North Eastern Regional Inst. of Science and Technology, Nirjuli, AP, INDIA

Res. J. Agriculture & Forestry Sci., Volume 1, Issue (3), Pages 15-21, April,8 (2013)


Fiber characteristics in some common weeds of Arunachal Pradesh were investigated and compared with those of Pinus kesiya and Gmelina arborea to see their potential for making pulp and paper. The studies revealed that all selected species except Scoparia dulcis were rich in fibers. Fiber characteristics were measured to determine Runkel&


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