Hemp Cultivation in China

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Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) Cultivation in the Tai 'an District of Shandong Province, Peoples Republic of China
Robert C. Clarke Naturetex International B.V. Van Diemenstraat 192 1013 CP Amsterdam The Netherlands Clarke, R.C. 1995. Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) Cultivation in the Tai 'an District of Shandong Province, Peoples Republic of China. Journal of the International Hemp Association 2(2): 57, 60-65. This paper summarizes the history of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) cultivation and traditional use in the Tai 'an District of Shandong Province in the People 's Republic of China, and investigates the cultivation and processing techniques currently being employed to produce hemp ribbon and hemp seed. Recent
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We are planning to have our membership list ready in early 1996, so if you want to be included, please renew your membership soon. Remember, you must join at the Sustaining/Business level of US$ 100 to be included in the directory under your business or organization name. We have continued our policy of active participation in both the hemp domain directly and at events that overlap these concerns. Examples of these efforts include the following. ---Textile Forum magazine, published by the European Textiles Network, devoted most of their June issue to hemp and derived much of their information from the IHA. If you haven 't seen it, you can order a copy from the IHA bookstore. It’s a beautifully done issue, with nice color plates. ---The IHA has been invited to join the FAO hemp/flax network and our journal received a favorable review in the June 1995 issue of its periodical, Euroflax Newsletter. ---The first two issues (1994) of the JIHA can now be found on the Internet at . An IHA member was kind enough to set us up on his web site, free of charge. We hope to establish our own site in 1996. ---We will soon be offering a Cannabis Information Kit for educators (see page 108). This was put together by our Projects Manager, Rob Clarke, and is a mixed media resource, including slides and actual examples of hemp products. ---The IHA was also pleased to contribute technical advice to the Colorado Industrial Hemp Act strategists on their efforts for 1996. ---In 1995, we supplied
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