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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Authors

I M. Wood

Keywords

Kenaf, Production possibilities, Ord River region (W.A.), Western Australia

First Page Number

14

Last Page Number

18

Abstract

Kenaf is a tropical crop which shows promise for use in paper pulp, oil and protein production; the young growth is a nutritious animal feed.

It has proved a highly productive crop in the Ord River Irrigation area, raising speculation about its possible use as a commercial crop there. In this article a CSIRO research worker describes the properties of kenaf and reviews research results with the crop on the Ord

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