Industrial hemp is a sustainable material that can be used to produce plant-based building materials, biodegradable plastics and renewable biofuels. Yet, little is known about hemp metal-biochemistry. Using ICP-MS technology we determined hemp can be grown under Zn-rich conditions, providing the opportunity to repurpose land with moderate heavy metal contamination.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
|Event||Chemcomm Symposium: Global Challenges in Chemistry - Australian National University, Canberra, Australia|
Duration: 12 Apr 2019 → 12 Apr 2019
|Conference||Chemcomm Symposium: Global Challenges in Chemistry|
|Period||12/04/19 → 12/04/19|
Beggs, C., SANCHEZ-PALACIOS, J. T., & FOSTER, S. (2019). Zinc biochemistry in Industrial Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.). 14-14. Poster session presented at Chemcomm Symposium: Global Challenges in Chemistry, Canberra, Australia.