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IJSTR >> Volume 6 - Issue 10, October 2017 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



First Trials Of Hemp Cultivation For Fiber Applications In The East Of France: Irrigation And Fertilization Analysis

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AUTHOR(S)

Lotfi Harrabi, Jean-Yves Dréan, Adrien Tritter

 

KEYWORDS

industrial hemp, cultivation, cannabis sativa, irrigation, growth, fertilization

 

ABSTRACT

This paper presents results from the first hemp experiments in Aspach-le-bas (France) carried out during summer 2014. Field trials were performed, testing the variety Futura 75 at a seed rate of 50 kg/ha. Two rain densities have been used to analyse the effect of irrigation on its growth. Seven different configurations have been also studied in this work in order to figure out the best one for the hemp cultivation in this region. The composition of hemp biomass in terms of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignine has also been analysed for each configuration.

 

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