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Kenaf

Hibiscus cannabinus          120 daysKenaf is grown as a source of fiber for making bags, paper, rope, and cloth. Its leafy greens are also used as a food source for both livestock and humans. Cultivated for more than 3000 years, this … Continue reading

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Styrian Pumpkin

Cucurbita pepo          90 daysThis pumpkin was developed in the province of Styria in Austria. It is grown for its high quality hulless or “naked seeds”.  Pumpkin seeds are very nutritious and a great source of protein. This pumpkin is widely … Continue reading

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