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Agricultural and horticultural applications of polymers.

Jean-Claude Garnaud

Agricultural and horticultural applications of polymers.

by Jean-Claude Garnaud

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesRapra review reports -- vol. 2, no. 2
ContributionsRapra Technology Limited.
The Physical Object
Pagination87p. ;
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22831593M

Polymer Science. This book explains the following topics: Polymers and the Environment, Emulsion Polymerization, Polymer Science Approach to Physico-Chemical Characterization and Processing of Pulse Seeds, Polymer Characterization with the Atomic Force Microscope, Nonconventional Method of Polymer Patterning, The Properties and Application of Carbon Nanostructures, Electrokinetic . Abstract This research has demonstrated that cellulose derivatives and alginate are promising polymers for the development of natural edible coatings. The use of irradiation to crosslink these polymers have beneficial effects to improve the shelf.

Currently, the systems indicated, as well as others, are already used on a large scale. However, research studies in this area have been limited compared to other polymer applications. This book collects useful information for researchers, students and technologies related to the polymer . plant growth regulators in agriculture and horticulture Download plant growth regulators in agriculture and horticulture or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get plant growth regulators in agriculture and horticulture book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) the levy board which represents farmers, growers and others in the supply chain. Find out how we support the livestock, dairy, cereals, oilseeds and horticulture sectors. Prospects and Applications of Hydrogel Technology in Agriculture T.M. Neethu, P.K. Dubey* and A.R. Kaswala Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Navsari Agriculture University, Navsari, Gujarat – , India *Corresponding author A B S T R A C T absorb aqueous solutions through hydrogen bonding with water molecules.


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About the Author. Roger Brown is an internationally acknowledged expert on physical testing and quality assurance of polymers. He has published more than 70 technical papers and three standard textbooks on testing. In addition, he is editor of the journal Polymer Testing and co-editor of the newsletter The Test Report.

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