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Kenaf, Bimli, Bimlipatum, Jute, Deccan hemp

We have information from several sources:

FactSHEET contributed by: Charles S. Taylor

Non-wood Fiber Crops: Commercialization of Kenaf for Newsprint—Daniel E. Kugler

Kenaf Commercialization: 1986-1995—Daniel E. Kugler

Kenaf: An Emerging New Crop Industry—Charles S. Taylor

Kenaf: Production, Harvesting, Processing, and Products—Charles L. Webber III and Robert E. Bledsoe

Economics of Kenaf Production in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas—Andrew W. Scott, Jr, and Charles S. Taylor

The Rise and Fall of Kenaf as a Fiber Crop in North Carolina—Wilham T. Fike

Kenaf: Alternative Field Crops Manual, University of Wisconson Cooperative Extension Service, University of Minnesota Extension Service, Center for Alternative Plant & Animal Products

Alternative Crops Research in Virginia—Harbans L. Bhardwaj, Andy Hankins, Tadesse Mebrahtu, Jimmy Mullins, Muddappa Rangappa, Ozzie Abaye, and Gregory E. Welbaum

New Industrial Crops: Northwestern Argentina Regional Project—Ricardo Ayerza (h) and Wayne Coates

Diversifying U.S. Crop Production—Jules Janick, Melvin G. Blase, Duane L. Johnson, Gary D. Jolliff, and Robert L. Myers

Underexploited Temperate Industrial and Fiber Crops—Richard J. Roseberg

Salt Tolerance of Kenaf—L.E. Francois, T.J. Donovan, and E.V. Mass

Response of Kenaf to Multiple Cutting—Frank E. Robinson

Kenaf in Irrigated Central Washington—David W. Evans and An N. Hang

Utilization of Methanol Stress for Evaluating Kenaf Quality—Charles G. Cook and Andrew W. Scott, Jr.

The Effects of Metolachlor and Trifluralin on Kenaf Yield Components—Charles L. Webber III

Adaptation of Kenaf to Temperate Climatic Zones—Brian S. Baldwin

Response of Kenaf to Nitrogen Fertilization—Charles L. Webber III

Potential for Kenaf Improvement via Somaclonal Variation—Nancy A. Reichert and Brian S. Baldwin

Growth of Bedding Plants in a Kenaf-Based Potting Medium—Nancy A. Reichert and Brian S. Baldwin

Kenaf: An Alternative Crop for Delaware (Abstract)—Hames Don Tilmon, Richard Taylor, and George Malone

Cultivar Evaluations and Fertility Requirements of Kenaf in Southeast Texas (Abstract)—John W. Sij

Feasibility of Adopting Kenaf on the Eastern Shore of Virginia—Altin Kalo, Susan B. Sterrett, Paul H. Hoepner, Fred Diem, and Daniel B. Taylor

Kenaf Production: Fiber, Feed, and Seed—Charles L. Webber III, Harbans L. Bhardwaj, and Venita K. Bledsoe

Kenaf Harvesting and Processing—Charles L. Webber III, Venita K. Bledsoe, and Robert E. Bledsoe

Kenaf Yield Components and Plant Composition—Charles L. Webber III and Venita K. Bledsoe

Effect of Kenaf and Soybean Rotations on Yield Components—Charles L. Webber III

New Crops Research and Development: A Federal Perspective—L.H. Princen

Commercializing Promising Technologies—Paul F. O'Connell

New Crops in the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System—Henry L. Shands and George A. White

Handbook of Energy Crops—James A. Duke. 1983. unpublished.

Kenaf seed photograph by University of Minnesota Center for Alternative Plant & Animal Products.

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