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Calendula

Basic information on Calendula as a crop - as grown at the CALU demonstration plots.

Year of Publication2005

Calendula - is grown for its oil which is used in the cosmetics industry, and also in the manufacture of paints and coatings. Notes are included on: - Sowing date; - Nutrient requirements; - Weeds, diseases and pests; - Yield; - Harvesting date and method; - Uses; - Processing and market;

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novel crop
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A development centre for horticulture, biomass, novel crops, farm woodlands and novel livestock in Wales.

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