International Journal of Polymer Science / 2015 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Suitability of Aquatic Plant Fibers for Handmade Papermaking

Table 4

Measurement for determination of paper quality of selected aquatic plant species.

SpeciesTensile strength (kN/m)Breaking length (m)Moisture content (%)

Cyperus rotundus1.69 ± 0.18a731.68 ± 72.75a10.11 ± 0.04b
Scirpus grossus1.52 ± 0.21a612.39 ± 34.05a13.08 ± 0.41a
Typha angustifolia 0.94 ± 0.20b410.11 ± 82.85b13.13 ± 0.11a

All values are given as mean ± S.E. Different alphabets in the same column of parameter indicate significant difference at < 0.05; that is, a > b.