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Conference Papers in Materials Science
Volume 2013, Article ID 253913, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/253913
Conference Paper

A Qualitative Study of Residual Pesticides on Cotton Fibers

1Department of Textile Materials, Technical University of Liberec, Studentská 2, 46117 Liberec, Czech Republic
2BVT Technologies, a.s., Hudcova 78c, 61200 Brno, Czech Republic

Received 1 August 2013; Accepted 16 September 2013

Academic Editors: R. Fangueiro and H. Hong

This Conference Paper is based on a presentation given by Syed Zameer Ul Hassan at “International Conference on Natural Fibers—Sustainable Materials for Advanced Applications 2013” held from 9 June 2013 to 11 June 2013 in Guimarães, Portugal.

Copyright © 2013 Syed Zameer Ul Hassan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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