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Identifying an Improved Jute Variety Preferring Physico-chemical Properties
American Journal of Nanosciences
Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2019, Pages: 56-58
Received: Oct. 29, 2019; Accepted: Nov. 27, 2019; Published: Dec. 5, 2019
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Mubarak Hossen, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute, Manik Mia Avenue, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ayesha Khatton, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute, Manik Mia Avenue, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Fa Dilruba, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute, Manik Mia Avenue, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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There are so many fibres, but not all of them are textile. Textile materials are generally soft, flexible, and capable of being transformed into desired shapes without resistance and durable over a reasonable period of wear. Jute –the Golden fibre of Bangladesh is used widely for various purposes. For the assessment of fibre quality of three types of jute fibre e.g. newly released jute variety-72, bleached fibre and variety O-9897 were considered for the analysis of physical properties (Reed jute fibre length, Brightness index, Whiteness index, Bundle strength and Fineness index) and chemical analysis (Cellulose, Hemicellulose, Lignin, Ash content, Fat/Oil content, Oil content in jute seed, Pectin content and safonification value) under the present study.Some field level morphological information was taken as quality contributing characteristics. The study was conducted at the Chemistry Division, Textile Physics Division and Pilot Plant and Processing Division of Bangladesh Jute Research Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh during 2017-2019. The assessment of physico-chemical properties of the variety O-72 was blue seeded with lower percentage of oil content than naturally brown seeded but saponification value was higher, Brightness (22.04%), fineness (36.26%) and bundle strength (06.20 lb/mg) index were very much comparable to bleached jute samples using 6% hydrogen peroxide. Cellulose content was 65.68% as well as lignin and hemicelluloses content were 13.95% and 17.94% respectively which were more prominent than O-9897 varieties of jute fibres.
Brightness, Whiteness, BundleStrength, Cellulose and Lignin
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Mubarak Hossen, Ayesha Khatton, Fa Dilruba, Identifying an Improved Jute Variety Preferring Physico-chemical Properties, American Journal of Nanosciences. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2019, pp. 56-58. doi: 10.11648/j.ajn.20190504.15
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