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Conservation Journal

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Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Use of sericulture by-product i.e. Sericin in ecofriendly treatment of cotton fabric

Bhandari , S. S. J. Singh and N. M. Rose

Dept. of Textile and Apparel Designing, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana

Abstract

Sericulture in India provides employment to rural youth and women engaged in its various activities. During raw silk processing, a compound known as sericin is released into the environment which causes water pollution if not recovered from discharged water. A study was carried out to utilize the waste product i.e. sericin for the treatment of cotton fabric and see its effect on the properties of fabric. Treatment was given using cross linking agent and catalyst, fabric was later dyed with natural dye manjistha. The treated fabric was tested for crease recovery, wettability, air permeability and UV protection properties. The results revealed that application of silk protein enhances properties of cotton fabric.

eco-friendly treatment, functional properties, physical properties, sericin, sericulture

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Bhandari, B., Singh, S. S. J., & Rose, N. M. (2016). Use of sericulture by-product ie Sericin in ecofriendly treatment of cotton fabric. Environment Conservation Journal17(1&2), 37-40.

https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2016.171205

Received: 21.02.2016

Revised: 25.04.2016

Accepted: 15.05.2016

First Online: 25.06. 2016

https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2016.171205

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