Australian Quinoa Industry RD&E Plan 2024-2029
Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) is an ‘ancient grain’ that was domesticated about 8,000 years ago in South America, where it became an important part of Andean...
Published: 29 Nov 2006
Author(s): Weeden, B R
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In recent years manufacturers throughout the world, including Australia, have shown significant interest in the old and new uses of plant bast fibres. These fibres can be used in manufacturing environmentally sustainable products and it is claimed, can be grown as a part of a more environmentally sustainable cropping system.
This publication reports on the performance of a number of hemp and kenaf varieties grown under tropical and sub-tropical environments in Queensland.