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Table 7 Chemical composition of different hemp cultivars (specimen plants were obtained from Istituto Sperimentale Colture Industriali, Italy but no data available on plant cultivation time)a

From: Fibre attributes and mapping the cultivar influence of different industrial cellulosic crops (cotton, hemp, flax, and canola) on textile properties

Cultivars Cellulose (%) Soluble lignin (%) Insoluble lignin (%) Ashes (%)
Carmagnola 59.1 0.1 18 4.1
Fedrina 62.2 0.1 20 2.6
Felina 62.4 0.1 19.3 3.1
Fibranova 59.3 0.1 19.2 3.1
Futura 57.7 0.1 19.9 3.9
  1. a Bonatti et al. (2004)