To estimate the contribution of all major components to the thermal properties of natural hemp fiber bundles, the thermal decomposition of hemp fibers following several chemical treatments was studied by the differential thermogravimetric analysis (DTA/TGA). In: Stephenson, J.N. The best results were obtained for mercerized fibers where the tensile strength was increased by about 53% as compared to the composites with untreated fibers, and about 33.3% as compared to the composites without fibers. The results show that geotextiles are more effective for soil loss control than for runoff control, especially in the case of stronger rainfall events. No ensaio para determinação do isolamento ao ruído aéreo, obteve-se o índice de redução sonora ponderado Rw (dB): 47. This research describes experimental studies on the use of coconut fibre as enhancement of concrete. The important properties of coconut fiber are: It is a seed -hair fiber obtained from the outer shell, or husk, of the coconut. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organisation of The United Nations. The grafting of alkali treated fiber shows an increase of polymer loading (about 56% higher) and tensile strength (about 27%) than 50% EMA grafted fiber. For runoff control, SBs are more effective than MCSB, followed by CBs. Natural fibers were known as potential candidates for the reinforcement of structures in civil engineering by virtue of their advantages. The present work reveals that it is possible to grow sisal fibre of specified variety/species (Agave sisalana) having much balanced property parameters for producing international quality products (viz., ropes, cordages agricultural binders). The use of coconut fiber improve the efficiency of soil reinforcement by increasing … The fiber surface treated with NaOCl is morphologically similar to the natural fiber surface, have the element Cl on your surface and it is a little more hydrophilic than the natural fiber. On calculating the economics, the enzymatic route has been found economical thereby indicating the possibilities of beneficially exploiting the vast quantities of waste biomass of banana plant for making handmade paper and for other fiber based industries. This paper is the first of two in which the performance of erosion control geotextiles on steep slopes (45° and 60°) has been assessed. Its advantages are agro-renewability, biodegradability and a good blend of strength, length, extensibility, moisture regain, and high durability or resistance against sunlight, saline water, microbes, etc. The thermal stability of any material can be investigated using Thermo-Gravimetric Analysis (TGA). While for mechanical test, the result had shown that the contribution of 5 wt% coir fiber able to increase the properties of the polyurethane foam. ), Pulp and Paper Manufacture, Preparation and Treatment of Wood Pulp. the soil also helps in the reduction of soil loss. 4.1 Oil Palm Fibre (OLP) 13 4.2 Pineapple Fibre (PALP) 14 4.3 Kenaf Fibre 15 4.4 Bamboo Fibre 16 4.5 Cassava Fibre 17 4.6 Coconut Fibre 18 5 Chemical Composition of coconut Fibre 20 5.1 Constituents of Coconut Fibre 20 5.2 Fibre Structure 21 5.3 Fibre Properties 21 Based on the onset temperature of DTA, it was found that the thermal stability decreased in the following order: NaOH-treated fibers, silane-treated fibers, solvent extracted fibers (water/ethanol mixture, 20/80 v/v), and untreated hemp fibers. coconut (coir) fibre. Performance of machines such as efficiency, working rate, fuel consumption and cost were also evaluated. Geotextiles with mesh sizes of 0.5x0.5, Efforts to decrease the disposal of agricultural residues and develop new applications are being given prominence across the world. There was no significant difference in mechanical properties of the samples. Phloem fibre cells have different dimensions and orientation according as to whether they are of primary or secondary origin, the primary cells being longer, broader, and oriented more nearly parallel to the length, than the secondary cells. Coconut fibre is extracted from the outer shell of a coconut. We critically discuss the use of plant fibres as reinforcement for the production of bio-based, renewable or green polymer composites. (Eds. In this paper, mahogany seeds, sawdust, rice husk and coconut shell are considerable feedstock which are used for pyrolysis system to produce non-conventional fuel. 6, no. Changes in moisture regain, crystallite orientation, and percentage crystallinity were observed when fibers were treated with hydrochloric acid (10%), sodium hydroxide (10%), and acetic acid (10%). © 2008-2020 ResearchGate GmbH. These assume significance because these changes reflect in the structure-sensitive physical properties. To read the full-text of this research, you can request a copy directly from the authors. Soil encountered in many sites are either sound enough to withstand designed load from proposed structures to be erected upon them or there may be need to have the soil modified. in, rainfall and it is also influenced by microbial a. of rain and sunlight. The chemical constituent, FTIR and TG analyses revealed enhancement of cellulose content and reduction in lignin, hemicelluloses etc. Coconut Coir Fiber (CCF) Geotextile For Soil Stabilization, M.S. The dimensions and X-ray spiral orientation of the cells extracted from native cellulose fibres are measured for a variety of fibre-bearing plants. Due to the strong absorption force of the micropores and a high pore volume, the cells retained 929 mAhg-1 with 80% capacity retention of the initial discharge after 100 cycles. has less shear strength (Das, 2013) and may be prone to erosion. Coconut Fibre and Its by Products: Present Status and Potentiality. The fiber undergoes disappearance of crystallinity, depolymerization and oxidation. The changes in surface morphology of MCH and YCH throughout the process were also observed. Miller, L.H., 1956. two natural sands and Ottawa 20–30 sand used as control. © 1995 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. In: Venkatappa Rao, G., Banerjee, P.K., Shahu, J.T., Ramana, G.V. Laboratory test results showed an average. Cellulose nanowhiskers were prepared by sulfuric acid hydrolysis from coconut husk fibers which had previously been submitted to a delignification process. Inc. p. 146, Slope Processes, Mass Movement and Soil Erosion: A Review, Guerra, A. J. T., Fullen, M. A., Jorge, M. Do C. O., Bezerra, J. F. R., & Shokr, M. S. Journal of the American Statistical Association 51, 111. Thermal properties of coir fibers. The mercerization improved fiber-matrix adhesion, allowing an efficient stress transfer from the matrix to the fibers. Square trays were used to form flat FRP panels which were dried with normal air temperatures. These batteries delivered an initial discharge capacity of 1233 mAhg-1 at a current density of 200 mAg-1. whereas a negative value means otherwise. New York: The study was carried out by a 3x2 factor factorial experiment in Completely Randomized Design (CRD). The effects of the climatic conditions during a seasonal cycle of rain and drought were evaluated on the structural and mechanical properties of coir geotextile fibers that were treated, or not, with lime. It is an important commercial product obtained from the husk of coconut. With the purpose of characterizing the proposed materials, a measurement setup, made of an impedance tube that follows ISO 10534-2 standard design requirements, was developed. The acid strength, acid site density, adsorption of the substance and micropores of the solid material are all key factors for effective hydrolysis processes. Table of percentage points of Kolmogorov statistics. The addition of coconut-fibres significantly improved many of the engineering properties of the concrete, notably torsion, toughness and tensile strength. Laboratory tests. This research is beneficial for the innovation of acoustic material for interior design and architecture. Así, se espera que mediante el uso de estos materiales se reduzca considerablemente la cantidad de desechos de la industria cocotera. Compared to other typical natural fibers, coconut fiber has higher lignin and lower cellulose and hemicellulose, together with its high microfibrillar angle, offers various valuable properties, such as resilience, strength, and damping, wear, resistance to weathering, and high elongation at break. coir and coir products are consumed in the country including the coir yarn, ropes, mats, mattings, rubberized coir products, mattresses, pillows, cushions, coir geo textiles, coir pith, rugs, carpets and curled coir. Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering, 4 th Ed., Cengage The increase in awareness of the damage caused by synthetic materials on the environment has led to the development of eco-friendly materials. Several laboratory tests provide geometrical, physical, mechanical properties and durability properties that are compared with literature results obtained from similar natural fibers. There is a slight difference in the retained, 3.4 Runoff, Soil Loss and Growth of Vegetation. ), Geosynthetics-New Horozons. The greater cellulose contents of fiber structures treated with lime explained their greater tensile strength and high Young's modulus measures after the first three months of exposure in local weather conditions. Pedosphere, 1.1 Coconut Palm Coconut (Cocos nucifera) plays a significant role in the economy of National Institute of Research on Jute and Allied Fibre Technology. Determinou-se o índice de 0,05498 W/m*K para a chapa contendo éster de breu; no ensaio de isolamento sonoro, ocorreu a redução de aproximadamente 28 decibéis quando comparada à caixa sem isolante. The electron spectroscopy for chemical analysis (ESCA) studies show the increased binding energy (BE) of C 1s and O 1s on mercerization. Physical and chemical behavior of coir, Characterization of Surface-Treated Coir Fiber Obtained from Environmental Friendly Bioextraction, Structural Features of Glycol and Acrylamide Treated Jute Fiber, Comparison of the thermal degradation of natural, alkali‐treated and silane‐treated hemp fibers under air and an inert atmosphere, Effect of chemical treatments on properties of green coconut fiber, Influence of delignification and alkali treatment on the fine structure of coir fibres (Cocos Nucifera), Effect of fiber treatments on tensile and thermal properties of starch/ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymers/coir biocomposites, Polymeric Resin from Renewable Resources: Studies on the Polymerisation of Coconut Shell Tar. The studies showed that dielectric constant and dielectric dissipation decreased with frequency and increased with temperature, where as the dielectric loss factor decreased with the increase of frequency at fixed temperature and increased with temperature at lower frequencies. Pretreatment with UV radiation and mercerization were done before grafting with a view to improve the physico-mechanical performance of coir fibers’. Açaí (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) Thus, 3D polyester geogrids are recommended for a beneficial joint effect on erosion control and vegetation growth on hydroseeded steep roadside slopes with compacted soils on areas with similar climate. Kolkata: ICAR-National Institute of Research on Jute and Allied Fibre Technology, pp. Coir and other coconut by-products have been studied for several agricultural, Geotextiles are used to control soil losses in civil engineering. This composite foam panels were fabricated by using polyurethane molded method. Poly-lactic acid (PLA) is a natural biodegradable polymer, but does not possess the necessary thermal and mechanical properties desirable for engineering plastics. biomass feedstock varies with various parameters; for instance: operating temperature, running time and feed size. Leaf fibre cells show marked variation in dimensions and orientation, but there is an inter-dependence of these properties such that the longer cells are of smaller width and steeper spiral than the shorter cells. Coir is a natural fiber extracted from the husk of coconut and used in products such as floor mats, doormats, brushes, mattresses, etc. No correlation has been observed for tenacity and elongation of fibre with length, diameter and linear density. Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering, 4 th Ed, Das, B.M., (2013). that the addition of the coir fiber produced lighter polyurethane foam. Indian Textile Journal 91, 75-79. The concept of circular economy and “No Agricultural Waste” are being aggressively pursued. The experiment is entirely done, The effect of the presence of HCl and SO{sub 2} in the simulated coal combustion flue gas on the Hg{sup 0} removal by a commercial activated carbon (coconut shell AC) was investigated in a laboratory-scale fixed-bed reactor in a temperature range of 80-200{sup o}C. The characteristics (thermal stability) of the mercury species formed on the sorbents under various adsorption conditions were, The importance of coconut has no doubt in the tropical region. Baconet was laid out on a 45° slope and in 4 meters x 5 meters plot in Mogpog, Marinduque. The electrical properties such as dielectric constant, dielectric dissipation factor and dielectric loss factor were determined with respect to temperature and frequency. The fiber samples were subjected to treatment with hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)and were optimized at 0.08% with 1:10 fiber to water ratio for 24 h. Combination treatments with (nitric acid) HNO3 and H2O2 were also studied, and matching color of H2O2 treatment at 0.08% was resulted by the treatment of the fiber with 0.016 N HNO3 and 0.03% H2O2, respectively. The properties of Indian sisal fibres have also been compared to the imported one to explore the potentiality of the Indian fibres for making standard international quality products. It only implies that. (2014). However, the lignocellulose content in both types of coconut husk has the potential to be exploited as feedstock by way of biochemical processes through the concept of biorefinery. Results of this study proved that Baconet possesses the properties suited for a soil erosion control blanket. Revista Brasileira de Engenharia de Biossistemas. The cellulose I lattice structure is preserved, which is reflected in the XRD and IR spectra. absence of water on the other hand makes the. Three mixing ratio by weight were varied 1:2:1, 1:1:1, and 2:1:2, respectively (cement : coconut coir : water). Coconut fiber can provide good tensile strength due to the 46% lignin content in it aside from having more rotting resistance under wet conditions compared to teak wood, which only has 39% content of lignin. Sulfur was then loaded into the activated carbon (AC), and this, Many biomass solid wastes are being considered to be potential sources of renewable energy. The effects of mercerization on shrinkage and fiber weight losses were monitored at different temperature and alkali concentration. Coir. Among them, banana is one which yields high biomass that may serve as an alternative source in fiber based industries like paper, card board, tea bags, fiber lining for car interiors, high quality dress material, currency notes etc. run-off, soil loss and growth of vegetation were observed for the period of three months. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2016.06.002, Nallakumarasamy, G., Jagadeesh, D., & Venkatachalam, R. (2015, International Journal of Environment and Bioenergy. The natural geotextiles can reduce both runoff and soil erosion. 8 for volume of frustum of a right circular cone. In the analysis of data, simple statistical analyses w, a positive property since the shorter elongation would mean that the mesh openings will. S/HSAAC (62 wt%) was used as a cathode for Li-S batteries. tensile behavior, bending rigidity, thickness, coefficient of friction, moisture, thickness, surface appearance, transversal structure) of Indian variety of sisal fibres grown in two different agro-climatic regions in India to find out its suitability for producing standard quality products. The average fineness of the coir fibres was 27.94tex. A possible correlation between preparation conditions and particle size was not observed. The coefficient of secant modulus and modulus of elasticity and chord modulus variations were observed. The plots used in this experiment were 200 cm long by 100 cm wide by 40 cm deep at a slope gradient of 70 %. In this work, important mechanical properties like tensile, impact and flexural strength are analyzed from the coir fiber and luffa fiber reinforced composites fabricated by compression … It was shown that length of the fibres was in the range between 8 and 337mm. Apart from incineration as a renewable energy source, biomass is also a valuable source of cellulose and more precisely, the cellulose fiber. The effect of pre-rinsing the natural sand was not consistent throughout the testing conditions and its role in improving soil cementation in natural sand needs further study. addition the labour shortage in agriculture is critical. Mature coconut husk (MCH) and young coconut husk (YCH) are abundantly generated as a by-product from coconut-based industry, which eventually lead to environmental pollution. Coir (Cocos nucifera ), a ligno-cellulosic fiber, is cheap and abundant in the coastal regions of tropical countries. in length, based upon the initial nominal gage length of the specimen. Açaí fibre was physically, chemically and microscopically characterised. Composites containing random short plant fibres possess similar properties to randomly oriented GFRP at a lower overall part weight. Positive values of soil loss reduction effectiveness (SLRE) indicates that. This paper highlights the comparison of acoustical properties of seashell and natural fiber based reinforced polymer (SRP and NRP). Relations among the properties are evaluated using the bestfit transformation functions calculated through correlation coefficient. Mechanical and thermal properties of starch/EVOH/coir biocomposites were evaluated. since the shear strength of the soil is greater than the pore water pressure (Das, 2013). Coconut coir fibers were used as reinforcement in polyurethane foams in which later were applied as the core in sandwich composites ranged from 5 wt% to 20 wt%. As the main component of lignocelluloses, cellulose is a biopolymer consisting of many glucose units connected through β-1,4-glycosidic bonds. Thus, starch/EVOH blends reinforced with the treated fibers exhibited superior properties than neat starch/EVOH. Mineral acids, such as HCl and H2SO4, have been used in the hydrolysis of cellulose. is a fruit from forests typical of South American countries, such as Brazil. 2: coir fibre Fibres are collected from the fruit of the plant, e.g. Unidirectional plant fibre-reinforced polymers offer better performance than randomly oriented GFRP and have the potential to be adapted in applications requiring better mechanical performance, especially in applications where the use of costly synthetic fibres might be less attractive. Una posible alternativa para reducir el impacto ambiental de la industria cocotera es usarlos en nuevas aplicaciones; en ese sentido, se proponen materiales hechos con la fibra de la corteza del coco. It identified that the average absorption coefficient of SFRP (PP30) is relatively higher than others at 0.2035 based on the comparative statistics, while the Sound Transmission Loss of the SFRP of WH15 is the highest of all samples (58.3594 dB). Since the characterization of the fibers it was seen the potential of denim fibers, which could easily outperform the other two selected natural fibers, which was later confirmed in the acoustic characterization, additionally, denim nonwovens presented a sound absorption comparable to glass fiber-based materials, thus demonstrating the technical potential of natural fibers to replace traditional materials. Coir fiber. Unlike other cellulosic fibres, alkali treatment failed to produce any increase in fibre elongation in coir. It is also observed that the dielectric loss factor decrease with chemical treatment. Homogeneous samples of this runoff were brought to laboratory to. In the present study, the influence of several geotextiles (a jute net, a coir blanket and a 3D polyester geogrid placed in two positions) on herbaceous vegetation cover has been evaluated during an eighteen-month field experiment on a hydroseeded experimental roadside slope with 45° and 60° slope gradients in Spain. Coconut fibre, or coir, is a low-value by-product of coconut production. No interaction was found between the geotextiles and the plant used. In this study due to time constraint the sample exposure was limited to three and. Coconut fibre -Journey from food to fibre. Resultant crystallinity index of the treated coconut fibre is enhanced by 36% compared to the raw fibres. New Delhi: Asian Books Pvt. However, when K2S2O8 pretreated oxy-jute is further treated with either 8% dosage of acrylamide or ethylene glycol or polyethylene glycol or 1:1 mixture of acrylamide and polyethylene glycol-1500, it renders measurable improvement in surface appearance and morphology of jute fibers, somewhat increased crystallinity in fine structure, less thermal stability for polyacrylamide grafted jute, and higher thermal stability for ethylene glycol modified jute. Ghazali and S. Rasool Mohideen Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UTHM *Corresponding email: sharudin@uthm.edu.my Abstract A ratio of 50:50 by weight of banana fiber and coconut coir was adopted for the geotextile. Jute, Kenaf, Sisal, Abaca, Coir and Allied Fibres Statistics (June). Considering that the EICP reaction starts once all components are added, this method would ensure that the reaction does not take place before the protective layer of treated soil has been installed. En este estudio se desarrollaron no tejidos a partir de fibras de coco por dos métodos diferentes: el punzonado a través de dos frecuencias de golpe y la adhesión química con dos porcentajes de adhesivo, con el fin de analizar su efecto en la resistencia mecánica y deformación de los materiales fabricados. Sieve analysis, Plastic Limit and Liq, same laboratory for tests on mass per unit are. Geotextile with eye-opening sizes of 0.5x0.5, 1.0x1.0, and 1.5x1.5 inches can mitigate up to 65%, 49%, and 40% of the soil erosion, respectively. Download full-text PDF Read full-text. Hume (1949) in his paper mentioned that this short coir fiber is a mass of tiny, brown and irregular shape bits known as coir dust. weathering due to the actions of rainfall. Therefore, the study pointed out the potential of reutilising MCH and YCH as alternative resources for the future biochemical process feedstock. The treatment showed positive result towards mechanical proprieties. Jun 2016 1. Bhattacharyya, S.K., Paul, N.B., 1980. The objective of this work is to evaluate the technological performance of adding açaí fibre (with additions of 1.5%, 3.0% and 5.0% relative to cement mass) in its natural condition and after surface treatment with NaOH in mortars based on cement and lime. The treatment of raw coconut fibre with a combination of sodium sulphide, sodium hydroxide, sodium carbonate, reduce retting time from 6 to 12 months to 2 h. Chemical treatment decreases the linear density (about 36%), diameter (about 35%), and flexural rigidity (about 72%), ultimately resulting in much softer fibre. Promising results for this field application were obtained using the two-step mix-compact when the soil was first mixed with the urease enzyme solution before compaction. The data for untreated MCH was in agreement with studies from Reddy and Yang [8] and Sengupta and Basu, ... Experimentally, the absolute density of the coconut fibers tested in the present study is reported in Table 1. wherein the process of decomposition is faster. The processing of açaí generates substantial amounts of waste, such as natural fibres, which are generally disposed of in landfills. The following tests are performed on concrete blocks reinforced with coconut fiber: 1. … "Amendment to The second paper focuses on the effects of geotextiles on the establishment and growth of vegetation on the slope. In most countries coir is discarded as waste, sometimes it is used as a fuel, in few instances it is processed into products. 1.0x1.0, 1.5x1.5 inches in planted and unplanted experimental plots, which has 7m by 1m dimensions, were considered in the experiment. In this study, Benzoylation and grafting of sisal fibers were reported using benzoyl chloride of different concentrations and methyl acrylate monomer, respectively. CFRC with a fibre length of 5 cm and a fibre content of 5% has the best properties. Higher residual lignin content was found to increase thermal stability indicating that by controlling reaction conditions one can tailor the thermal properties of the nanowhiskers. 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The present communication reports the effect of a softening treatment carried out with 18% NaOH on the fine structure and structure-property relations in coir fibres. Results were compared with a control plot. 16 refs., 7 figs. Scanning electron micrographs of the fractured surfaces of the fibers showed extensive fibrillation. The use of heterogeneous solid acids can solve some of these problems through the ease of product separation and good catalyst recyclability. Part 2: Influence on the establishment and growth of vegetation, Effects of the climatic conditions of the southeastern Brazil on degradation the fibers of coir-geotextile: Evaluation of mechanical and structural properties, Evaluation of erosion control geotextiles on steep slopes. Tender coconuts, harvested after about six to 12 months on the tree, consist of white fibers while fully mature … Eq. All rights reserved. The effects of preparation conditions on the thermal and morphological behavior of the nanocrystals were investigated. The most effective treatment was the surface-laid geogrid, with a median Soil Loss Reduction Effectiveness (SLRE) of 76% and 53% for the 45° and the 60° slopes, respectively. (Eds. Plant fibres can also be regarded as fillers to replace the more expensive polymers and improve the green credentials of the final composite parts. possesses the properties suited for a soil erosion control blanket. Por otro lado, se evidenció que el método de unión utilizado influye en las propiedades mecánicas de los no tejidos, en los cuales el valor máximo de fuerza de rotura fue de 212,34 N por el método de adhesión química. This chapter provides an overview of the applications of coir and coir by-products in agriculture, particularly the coir and coir dust as soilless growing media. In future, as a further investigation on polyurethane / coconut coir foam panel, the The effects of geotextiles on runoff and soil erosion have been documented; however, the conditions studied to date have been limited and are insufficient for the optimization of the selection and application of geotextiles for other sites. The increase in cellulose content after alkaline pretreatment was detected around 17% for MCH and 20% for YCH. Table of percentage points of Kolmogorov statistics. coconut-fibre rope tensile flexural strength and pull-out from coconut coir fibre reinforced concrete”, Construction and Building Materials, 41, 681–690 9) Rakesh kumar, pankaj goel and renu mathur rigid pavement division central road research institute. Banana pseudo-stems have a high content of glucose and cellulose in the range of 52.2-74% and 42.2-63.9% of dry solids (DS) respectively, a nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium content around 0.3-2.8, 0.2-0.5 and 4.0-4.6% of DS respectively, according to previous findings. Coconut fiber is a great substitute for traditional soil based peats. Longer fibres usually had higher diameters.Composite boards were fabricated by using a heat press machine with the coir fibre as the reinforcement and the rubber as matrix. Properties of plain concrete are taken as reference. Laboratory tests were conducted to determine the suitability of the fibers as raw materials for erosion control blanket. Methods used to promote reaction efficiency such as the pretreatment of cellulose to reduce its crystallinity and the use of ionic liquids or microwave irradiation to improve the reaction rate are also discussed. The coir fiber is used for making ropes, mats, mattresses, brushes, in the upholstery industry, agriculture, construction, etc. to the roughness property of the Baconet. In the presence of HCl and the absence of SO{sub 2} during Hg{sup 0} adsorption by AC, a single Hg{sup 0} desorption peak at around 300{sup o}C was observed in the TPDD spectra and intensity of this peak increased with the HCl concentration during mercury adsorption. Coir or coconut Fibre belongs to the group of hard structural Fibres. In this. University, (March 2017), 1-5. Tenacity and elongation-at-break decreased with chemical treatment and UV irradiation. Each geotextile material was installed on a 45° slope and in 4 meters x 5 meters plot in Mogpog, Marinduque, Philippines. Foram selecionadas três resinas para efetuar a conformação junto à fibra de coco: breu, éster de breu e resina hidrocarbônica. Different concentrations and methyl acrylate monomer, respectively 20.15 and 31.17 % the. 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