Recent studies on Vetiver supported by Hydromulch (Pty) Ltd, South Africa.

Hydromulch International operates out of South Africa and has been proactive in vetiver marketing, propagation and environmental contracting for some five decades working extensively in West, Central & Southern Africa, the Indian Ocean Islands, Jamaica, and recently the USA. Since 2016 research on Vetiver biofuel/biomass production was carried out in South Carolina on the East Coast and in 2015 for Phytoremediation & Sediment Control for the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) San Antonio, Texas. The following reports gave full details of these two projects:

  1. Report on the Vetiver grass (Chrysopogon zizanioides): Phytoremediation & Sediment trials over a 30-month period at the Martinez site (MII Recycling Facility), in Converse, San Antonio, TX for San Antonio River Authority (SARA).
  2. Vetiver Grass Study/Demonstration Report for 2016, 2017 and 2018


Paul Truong