This book provides the current status, research advances, challenges and opportunities of hemp products along with recommendations for future research. The surge in demand is fueling a global Green Rush, even in countries where a legal market for hemp products was unthinkable just a few years ago. The hemp market is growing globally and its products (fiber, food, medicine, etc.) are overwhelmingly accepted by the customers. With increasing market demand for more natural and greener products, the revolutionizing potential of hemp and its products in changing economy plays a major role. Moreover, considering their high demand and development of new varieties for producing raw material of need, breeding tools provide an effective means of development of varieties.
This book aims to highlight the revolutionizing potential of hemp and its products in changing the economy, current status, and challenges. In addition, it provides the multi-functional and multi-industrial potential of hemp.