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Hemp: industrial production and uses.

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Hemp production for industrial purposes continues to grow worldwide, and is currently being used for many applications including house insulation, paper making, animal bedding, fabric, rope making and also as a biofuel. This book brings together international experts to examine all aspects of industrial hemp production, including the origins of hemp production, as well as the botany and anatomy, genetics and breeding, quality assessment, regulations, and the agricultural and industrial economics of hemp production.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Hemp: a plant with a worldwide distribution. Author(s): Bouloc, P.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 4) The history of hemp. Author(s): Allegret, S.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 27) Physiology and botany of industrial hemp. Author(s): Chabbert, B. Kurek, B. Beherec, O.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 48) Genetics and selection of hemp. Author(s): Berenji, J. Sikora, V. Fournier, G. Beherec, O.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 72) Factors affecting the yield of industrial hemp - experimental results from France. Author(s): Legros, S. Picault, S. Cerruti, N.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 98) Hemp agronomics and cultivation. Author(s): Desanlis, F. Cerruti, N. Warner, P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 125) Legislative controls on the cultivation of hemp. Author(s): Bertucelli, S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 128) The agricultural economics of hemp. Author(s): Bouloc, P.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 145) The industrial hemp economy. Author(s): Bouloc, P.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 162) Integrated quality management for bast fibres in technical applications. Author(s): Müssig, J. Cescutti, G. Fischer, H.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 187) Use of natural fibres in composites for German automotive production from 1999 to 2005. Author(s): Karus, M.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 195) Increasing demand for European hemp fibres. Author(s): Carus, M.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 198) Hemp in papermaking. Author(s): Brochier, B.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 209) Hemp and plastics. Author(s): Mougin, G.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 222) Medicinal uses of hemp. Author(s): Richard, D. Dejean, C.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 229) Hemp seeds for nutrition. Author(s): Leson, G.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 239) Hemp and the construction industry. Author(s): Arnaud, L. Boyeux, B. Hustache, Y.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 260) The uses of hemp for domestic animals. Author(s): Bouloc, P.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 263) Chemical and morphological differences in hemp varieties. Author(s): Fournier, G.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 268) Hemp production outside the EU - North America and Eastern Europe. Author(s): Bouloc, P. Berenji, J.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 278) The role of hemp in sustainable development. Author(s): Bouloc, P. Werf, H. M. G. van der

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