The authors wish to express their gratitude to Gene Bank, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute (BJRI), International Jute Study Group (IJSG
) for providing kenaf genotypes and University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for providing research facilities and grants (PV044-2011A).
Thirty- two genotypes of kenaf belonging to different sources of origin were collected from Bangladesh Jute Research Institute (BJRI) Gene Bank, through IJSG
(International Jute Study Group), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
At the time of this study, Ghulam Mohiuddin, Mamunur Rashid, and Sk Abul Hasib were with the International Jute Study Group (IJSG
), Dhaka, Bangladesh; Mizanur Rahman and Abdur Razzaque were with Karnaphuli Paper Mills Limited (KPM) of Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC).