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Hemp Husbandry

Robert A. NELSON

Copyright 1999



Table of Contents

Frontispiece (1 MB): "G. Washington & T. Jefferson Inspecting a Field of Hemp, ca. 1774. (Harry S. Robins, 1994)

1.    The First Crop

1. Introduction ~ 2. Hemp & Health ~ 3. Hemp in America ~ 4. Hemp Cloth ~
5. Hemp Paper ~ 6. Hemp Products ~ 7. Biodiesel ~ 8. Hemp: A Renewable Resource ~
9. Other Fiber Plants ~ 10. Hempseed & Nutrition ~ 11. Hempseed Oil ~ 12. References
2. Hemp Husbandry
1. Introduction ~ 2. Soil ~ 3. Water ~ 4. Temperature ~ 5. Sowing ~ 6. Cultivation ~
7. Diseases & Pests ~ 8. Nutrients ~ 9. Cultivating for Cannabinoids ~
10. Growth Stimulants ~ 11. Harvest ~ 12. Hempseed ~ 13. Apologia ~ 14. References
3. Hemp Fiber
1. Retting ~ 2. Hurds ~ 3. Decortication ~ 4. Hemp Fiber Technology ~ 5. Hemp Paper ~
6. References
4. Botany & Breeding
1. Classification ~ 2. Description ~ 3. Trichromes ~ 4. Phenotypes ~ 5. Genetics ~
6. Polyploidy ~ 7. Breeding ~ 8. Light ~ 9. Sexual Expression ~ 10. References
5. Electro-Culture
1. Introduction ~ 2. Antennas ~ 3. Electrostatics ~ 4. DC ~ 5. AC ~ 6. Magnetism ~
7. Electrogenics ~ 8. Sound ~ 9. Light ~ 10. References
6. Cannabinoid Chemistry
1. Cannabinoids ~ 2. Extraction ~ 3. Acetylation ~ 4. Isomerization ~ 5. Identification ~
6. Neurology ~ 7. References
Appendix 1: Resources

Appendix 2: James Allen: The Reign of Law

Appendix 3: Polemics Against Prohibition

Index

Tables:

1.1 Comparison of Wood & Hurds
1.2 Analysis of Hempseed
1.3 Mineral Assay of Hempseed
1.4 Protein Analysis of Hempseed
1.5 Properties of Hempseed Oil
1.6 Fatty Acid Analysis
2.1 Economic Feasibility of Hemp
2.2 Production Costs of Hemp
2.3 Nutrient Deficiency/Excess
2.4 Plant & Soil Interrelationships
2.5 Hemp Farming
3.1 TraditionalHemp Processing
3.2 Breakdown of Hemp
3.3 Colorimetric Identification
3.4 Comparison of Wood & Hurds
4.1 Cannabis Genotypes