Kenaf Related

New Uses for Kenaf:: Information Staff, Agricultural Research Service, USDA. Communicating news and information about scientific research.

About the Kenaf Plant:: A good description of kenaf with graphics.

Kenaf Seed:: Wholesale distributor of kenaf seed.

Kenaf: Taking Root?:: Article by Brooke Wurst on the history of the use of this crop by the newsprint industry.

Kenaf Paper: An Ecological Alternative:: written by the Forest Friendly Paper Campaign, this site discusses on how kenaf is identified as the best non-wood paper alternative.

Kenaf: An Emerging New Crop Industry:: Information on kenaf history, cultivations, resources This report describes an on-going adventure with a new crop called kenaf, Hibiscus cannabinus L, a new annual fiber crop with a range of product applications.

Alternative Field Crops Manual: Kenaf:: History of kenaf, its uses, growth habits, environmental requirements, cultural practices and the economics of the crop.

Kenaf: A Non-food Multi-purpose Crop for Southern Europe:: Information on a project to evaluate the potential of this crop for the production of industrial materials and bio-fuels in Europe. [PDF]

A Summary of Kenaf Production and Product Development Research 1989-1993:: This publication serves as a summary of this research of the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station at Mississippi State University and several of its outlying branch stations. The topics discussed range from agronomic research to various aspects of product development. Has links to most of the research of the pioneering Mississippi State University publications.

  • New Additions: Kenaf
Sourov Rope Industry
New Uses for Kenaf
Kenaf: An Emerging New Crop Industry
Kenaf: A Non-food Multi-purpose Crop for Southern Europe