Friday, May 26, 2017

Research Headlines - Hemp plants show potential as sustainable fibre alternative

[Source: Research & Innovation] Hemp has been a source for materials, fibres and textiles for millennia. Now, an EU-funded project has used cutting-edge genomic approaches to boost hemp production, improve quality and advance scientific understanding of the crop. The research has led to new varieties and processes, providing a sustainable alternative to synthetic fibres and a wide range of other bio-based products.

from EUROPA - Syndicated Research News Feed

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