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Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 7691797, 5 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7691797
Research Article

Investigation of Properties of Silk Fiber Produced in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Correspondence should be addressed to Ayano Koyrita Banale

Received 27 January 2017; Revised 12 April 2017; Accepted 2 May 2017; Published 28 May 2017

Academic Editor: Tong Lin

Copyright © 2017 Ayano Koyrita Banale. 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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