21. November 2006 Daniel Kruse

History, perspectives, economical evaluations, research and delelopments. Fibre for industrial use, textiles. Decortication and scutching on dry green stems provides some advantages to farmers, processors and spinners. 2007 will be a critical season for hemp production developments in Italy: More extensive crops will be sowed. Harvesting equipment will be upgraded and optimized for large productions. A bio degumming facility is expected to be operative soon. Industrial partners are opening the doors to enlarge domestic markets.
author: Cesare Tofani, Gruppo Fibranova (Italy)
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