VETIVER: UK WINTER TRIALS

Vetiver Plants in Winter Trials

Vetiver: UK Winter Trials Vetiver a tropical grass, has been grown on a small scale in southern England for more than 5 years. As the first company to import, grow and sell Vetiver in the UK, we are conducting a series of trials, to better understand how well Vetiver will grow in the UK and…

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UK Grown Vetiver

Vetiver Plants grown in the UK

UK Grown Vetiver   UK grown Vetiver has in its first full season shown promise. All the plants have significantly increased in size and biomass. The average increase in biomass is an extraordinary 2500-3000%. The roots have tripled in length, whilst the leaves have doubled in length. Both the leaves and roots have also substantially…

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Phyto-Remediation Using Vetiver

Image of Phyto Remediation Processes

Phyto-Remediation using Vetiver Phytoremediation  using Vetiver  is used around the world. Phytoremediation is the process by which living plants clean up soil, water, air contaminated by toxic chemicals. It is a cost-effective strategy to remediate environmental damage. Furthermore, a number of plants, known as hyperaccumulators have the ability to concentrate and detoxify hazardous compounds found…

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How Vetiver Cleans up Water Pollution

How to take the headache out of water pollution using Vetiver

Diffuse Water Pollution (DWP) is a significant cause of water pollution in England and Wales. And is now recognised as the major reason why over 75% of UK water bodies are not meeting the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) requirements. (Houses of Parliament, PostNote 478, 2014) . The National Audit Office 2010 estimate, the cumulative…

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