Sample Identification Melting Temperature °C Degree of crystallinity
PP VIRGIN 165.26 100
PP 1 % D1 BBD 164.98 98
PP 1 % D1 ABD 158.02 94
PP 2 % D1 BBD 164.68 80
PP 2 % D1 ABD 157.56 76
PP 3 % D1 BBD 164.55 68
PP 3 % D1 ABD 157.03 64
BBD= Before Biodegradation m, ABD = After Biodegradation
Table 8: Effect of oleate on melting temperature of PP–Ni 12 hydroxy oleate before and after biodegradation.