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Economic Botany

, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 158–169 | Cite as

Hemp—production and utilization

  • Anne L. Ash
Article

Abstract

United States annual production oi this formerly very important bast fiber has fallen from about 75,000 tons a century ago to about 2,000 tons today. Imports, too, have dropped. Other fibers, particularly abacá, have replaced it more and more.

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© The New York Botanical Garden 1948

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne L. Ash
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  1. 1.U. S. Department of CommerceUSA

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