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Title: Hydrocolloid-based Packaging Films — Alternate to Synthetic Plastics
Authors: Tharanathan, Rudrapatnam N
Saroja, N
Issue Date: Jul-2001
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: An alternate approach to non-biodegradable synthetic plastics is packaging films based on hydrocolloids and their derivatives. They are available in plenty from highly renewable natural resources and their total biodegradability makes them ecofriendly. Blending as well as graft copolymerization of synthetic monomers onto natural polymers after additional means of preparing biodegradable packaging films.
Page(s): 547-559
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.60(07) [July 2001]

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