The Biological facts about the hemp plant

October 24th, 2010 by Author5 Leave a reply »

Hemp is the species of cannabis sativa, plant of family cannabaceae.  The marijuana and hashish all are derived from its leaves. Basically hemp is the plant which has various layers like epidermis layer, cortex layer, phloem layer, cambium layer, pith layer, and hollow core. These are the layers of the hemp plant. Every layer has its own functioning and characteristics. Now the fiber types of this hemp plant is primary bast fiber, secondary bast fiber, and libriform. These are the specific fiber types of hemp plant. There are some experts who suggest that there are only two types of fiber available –monoecious and dioecious.  Monoecious type has both female and male flowers on plant, while dioecious have entirely male or female plants separately. Generally, hemp plant comes under the dioecious types.

This is the most occurring trait of the hemp plants. On the other hand monoecism does not occur frequently.  There are many other differences between these two specific types of plants. Generally, this hemp plant requires good sunlight and water to grow. You can grow hemp plant in your home; for that you just have to follow some instructions. There are many websites available which provide the instructions about the indoor or outdoor harvesting of hemp plant. It is up to you that you harvest hemp plant indoor or outdoor. Once you harvest this hemp plant in your field your field will turn into an unyielding soil.  Therefore many countries prohibited the harvesting of hemp plants. However, there are many medical uses of this hemp plant and many severe diseases can be treated with this hemp plant. Therefore, you need to know that what the all biological facts of hemp plant are. So you can easily use the hemp plant in the benefit of the society. This is all about the biological information about the hemp plant.

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