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Sunn hemp possesses many soil-building traits, including high rates of biomass production — over 20 percent greater than crimson clover and hairy vetch in research trials. The late 2000s saw a renewed interest for the plant as a multipurpose legume. 1.4 Organic Matter Builder The cover crop studies results obtained by Rotat and Joy (1983) were reproduced by Mansoer et al. Sunn hemp (Crotolaria juncea L.), a legume plant, has potential in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. as a renewable source of fiber and pulp, due to its biological nitrogen fixation capability that can help reduce/eliminate N pollution of Chesapeake Bay.Most research in this region has focused on kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) and little is known about sunn hemp. However, it does not perpetuate itself well and is not found in the wild. 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Therefore, the integration of sunn hemp within conventional crops such as wheat under no-tillage cultivation could be a feasible practice in temperate climates, as this system doesn’t seem to affect the biomass yield negatively, and at the same time, it seems to improve the agronomic harvest characteristics of the canopy without competing for land with conventional crops. endstream endobj 206 0 obj <>stream )��2m�c|=����c|��nW��9�F��g`0�7y�8��I�qT7�7�}��L��v���Jm�eq�y;���Y�$�ԕ8�a��I$�Y��lX"] �še�}vN�CvB�+%�fL�������S����&φ�Ro�������h\�Z#�����\�����*�q�tz� �tF�%2"��9Q0�h����N;�t4��_.�cu���AV�����o�)�/� �MoG Ceres, Viçosa, v. 65, n.1, p. 035-043, jan/fev , 2018 ABSTRACT RESUMO Submitted on February 29th, 2016 and accepted on December 1st, 2017. This way, the use of green manure intercropped with vegetables may be more interesting (Moreira, 2003) For instance, Ribas et al. Can horses eat Sunn hemp? “Hemp” refers primarily to Cannabis sativa L. 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