Journal of Biomaterials


Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2024

  • Research Article

    Optimizing Kraft Pulping Conditions to Improve Nettle Plant Pulp Quality

    Tsiye Tekleyohanis*, Belay Woldeyes

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2024
    Pages: 1-14
    Received: 6 February 2024
    Accepted: 22 February 2024
    Published: 13 March 2024
    Abstract: The suitability of nettle plants for the production of pulp and paper was thoroughly examined, with special consideration given to the plant’s chemical compositions, morphological analysis, and kraft pulping qualities. The mean values of cell wall thickness, fiber length, lumen width, runkel ratio, and nettle plant diameter were found to be 7.4 μm,... Show More