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- Ulaş, Abdullah, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Cellulose 2018 v.25 no.2 pp. 1527-1538
- carboxymethylcellulose; citric acid; coatings; crosslinking; fertilizers; gels; irrigation; nitrate nitrogen; nonwoven fabrics; polyvinyl alcohol; potassium nitrate; spectrophotometers; sustainable agriculture; water holding capacity; water uptake
- ... This paper presents the generation of an innovative agrotextile material possessing a controlled fertilizer release with an improved water absorption/retention property. To this end, nonwoven fabrics were coated with carboxymethyl cellulose/potassium nitrate solutions. Coatings were carried out on polyvinyl alcohol pre-coated and non-pre-coated structures. Citric acid was used as the cross-linker ...