Jojoba wax extraction and bleaching
AuthorsDemetrios M. Yermanos
Authors AffiliationsDemetrios M. Yermanos is Professor is Senior Research Assistants, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside; Gurcharan Dhillon is Senior Research Assistants, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside; Ronald Holmes is Senior Research Assistants, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside.
Hilgardia 31(10):16-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v031n10p16. October 1977.
The quantities of jojoba seed available at present for extraction are too small to be handled by existing commercial oil seed processing plants, most of which have capacities exceeding 50 tons of seed per day. Instead, small mechanical presses or solvent extractors are being used. Following is a summary of experience we have gained on jojoba wax extraction to date.
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