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International Journal of Polymer Science
Volume 2015, Article ID 165868, 9 pages
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Research Article

Suitability of Aquatic Plant Fibers for Handmade Papermaking

1Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Selangor (Darul Ehsan), Malaysia
2Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Selangor (Darul Ehsan), Malaysia
3Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Selangor (Darul Ehsan), Malaysia

Received 17 January 2015; Accepted 25 April 2015

Academic Editor: Mahbub Hasan

Copyright © 2015 Nordiah Bidin 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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