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INTRODUCING THE VETIVER SYSTEM, VETIVER NETWORKING, AGRICULTURAL APPLICATIONS, AND FUTURE USES FOR ENERGY/FUEL AND CARBON SEQUESTRATION
INTRODUCING THE VETIVER SYSTEM, VETIVER NETWORKING, AGRICULTURAL APPLICATIONS, AND FUTURE USES FOR ENERGY/FUEL AND CARBON SEQUESTRATION

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Grimshaw - February 2008
First National Indian Vetiver Workshop
The Vetiver Network International
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THE VETIVER SYSTEM
Richard Grimshaw OBE
Vetiver Grass - the \u201cRolls Royce\u201d of Plants

INTRODUCING THE VETIVER SYSTEM, VETIVER NETWORKING,
AGRICULTURAL APPLICATIONS, AND FUTURE USES FOR
ENERGY/FUEL AND CARBON SEQUESTRATION

Grimshaw - February 2008
First National Indian Vetiver Workshop
The Vetiver Network International
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This is the plant that this workshop will focus on.
Chysopogon zizanioides
Vetiver Grass -- Khus Khus
The Hedge: a barrier above and
below ground
The Plant - sturdy and stiff
The Root - 1 year old
Deep and Strong
Grimshaw - February 2008
First National Indian Vetiver Workshop
The Vetiver Network International
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SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF
VETIVER GRASS

\u2022 Grows under extreme and wide range of conditions
\u2022 Long living perennial grass
\u2022 Air temperatures: -15 \u00ba C to >55\u00ba C
\u2022 Soil pH from <3 to >10
\u2022 Annual Rainfall <300 mm to > 5,000 mm
\u2022 Tolerant to all heavy metals
\u2022 Saline tolerant (salinity threshold ECse = 8 dSm-1)

\u2022 Fire tolerant

\u2022 Tolerant to long and total submergence in water
\u2022 Resistant to most pests and diseases
\u2022 Powerful (75 MPa root strength) and deep root system
\u2022 Non competitive and non invasive. According to the PIER level of invasiveness

criteria, non fertile vetiver cultivars are rated- 8. An acceptable level for plant
importation by the most strict countries is +1

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