Cultivar, sowing date and plant density studies of fibre hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) in Tasmania

@inproceedings{Lisson2000CultivarSD,
  title={Cultivar, sowing date and plant density studies of fibre hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) in Tasmania},
  author={Sarah Lisson and Neville Mendham},
  year={2000}
}
This paper reports on a 3-year agronomic study into fibre hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) conducted in Tasmania, Australia. The performance of selected hemp cultivars, and the responses to sowing date and plant density were investigated as part of a broad feasibility study to assess the potential of fibre hemp and flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) as sources of fibre for the Australian newsprint industry. Trials were conducted at separate sites in north-west and south-east Tasmania. Nine cultivars from… CONTINUE READING