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Growing Lavender In Western Australia, Aileen Reid Aug 2000

Growing Lavender In Western Australia, Aileen Reid

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Lavender oil is an essential oil, derived from plants (genus Lavendulai primarily by steam distillation of the flowers. There are several types of lavender oil. The 'true' lavender oil, and the most highly prized, comes from Lavendula augustifolia; it is primarily used in the fragrance and perfume industry. World production is about 200 tonnes per year. Spike lavender oil, derived from Lavendula latifolia, has a world production of about 150-200 tonnes per year. Lavandin oil is derived from hybrids of L. augustifolia x L. latifolia that yield much higher than L. augustifolia but the oil is lower quality, hence it ...


A Guide To Pig Feeding, P Mcnamara Jan 1967

A Guide To Pig Feeding, P Mcnamara

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

FOOD is by far the greatest cost in pig production, accounting for between 60 per cent, and 75 per cent, of the total cost, and for this reason it is important that the basic principles of feeding be understood.