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Handbook of Natural Dyes and Pigments

By: Har Bhajan Singh (Author), Kumar Avinash Bharati (Author)

299 pages, 70+ colour photos

Woodhead Publishing India

Hardback | Jan 2014 | #219237 | ISBN-13: 9789380308548
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Language: English

Handbook of Natural Dyes and Pigments is of the view that natural dyes have always been preferred by people because they are user-friendly, eco-friendly, and are harmless to health and environment. Handbook of Natural Dyes and Pigments provides information about the different natural dyes, their uses and their methods of extraction to produce brilliant and deep shades of natural dyes similar to the synthetic ones in every way by using modern methods.

- Information on common and scientific chemical names of the principal coloring matter, chemical formula, chemical structure, solubility, melting point, etc., source of raw material, its habit, habitat, distribution, various names, and information on their cultivation is provided
- Handbook of Natural Dyes and Pigments contains information about 86 dyes
- Over 350 dye yielding plants species, 11 minerals, and 5 animals are included
- About 70 colour photographs of dye yielding plants have been provided

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