A new technique for determining composition of oilseeds before planting
AuthorD. M. Yermanos
Author AffiliationsD. M. Yermanos is Associate Professor, Department of Agronomy, University of California, Riverside.
Hilgardia 22(12):15-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v022n12p15. December 1968.
A new technique involving the immersion of oilseeds in lipid solvents allows the extraction of enough oil for analytical purposes without destroying seed viability. This testing procedure makes it possible to reject seed samples with undesirable oil composition characteristics before planting.
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