2020-2023 SCBG-UK-Sweet Wormwood - Production of High-Value Pharmaceuticals by Cultivation of Artemisia Annua L

Grants and Contracts Details


Currently, cultivation of sweet wormwood in centralized in Southeast Asia and arable Africa using relatively primitive production practices. The regulatory environment and agriculture production technology poses the United States in favorable position for rapid production scale-up and material quality. To create an educated, prepared grower base here in the U.S., and more specifically, Kentucky, this project will address three fundamental elements of success agriculture production: (1) varietal selection, (2) fertility optimization, and (3) grower outreach.
Effective start/end date12/1/209/29/23


  • KY Department of Agriculture: $60,000.00


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