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Title: Traditional extraction of bark tannin from the mangrove tree, Ceriops decandra (Griff.)Ding Hou and its use in treating cotton fishing nets
Authors: Raju, A J Solomon
Jonathan, K Henry
Rao, S Purnachandra
Keywords: Ceriops decandra;Bark;Tannin extraction;Fishing nets;Traditional process
Issue Date: Apr-2008
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. cl.8 A61K 36/00, C09B 61/00, D 06P 1/34
Abstract: The bark of Ceriops decandra (Griff.) Ding Hou is a rich and cheap source of tannin for fishing community in Godavari forests of Andhra Pradesh. In the present paper traditional method practiced by fishermen for extracting tannin and its use for treating cotton fishing nets have been described.
Page(s): 173-175
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.7(2) [March-April 2008]

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