Hemp crops can grow on slopes, wasteland, saline-alkali land.
• Hemp farming uses a fraction of water when compared to cotton farming.
• Hemp does not require the use of chemical pesticides or fertilizers.
• Seeds are used to make oil and food supplements, while the stalks are used for fibre.
• Industrial hemp plants absorb more carbon dioxide than trees and three times that of cotton.
Hemp crops can be fed entirely by rainfall, but if met by a dry season may require irrigation.
Hemp VS Standard cotton:
According to the Stockholm Environmental Institute, 1KG of dry hemp matter will use 300-500 liters, 1KG of cotton will use circa 10,000 liters of water