Monday, April 21, 2008

Ecotechnology Australia and 'Mop Crops'

Ecotechnology Australia is using industrial Hemp as a 'Mop Crop' to absorb effluent waste with the added bonus of producing a valuable by-product crop:

Here is an excerpt from the site:

It was no surprise that all crops had exceptional growth rates, especially hemp, which produced 23 tonnes dry material per hectare in just 110 days!
Check out Ecotechnology here.

Image is Copyright of Ecotechnology Australia.