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Oilseed Crops

By: EA Weiss

660 pages, Illus


Hardback | Dec 1999 | Edition: 2 | #101024 | ISBN: 0632052597
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All aspects of cultivation, harvesting, handling and processing are covered, with details of the world trade for each major oilseed (soyabean, sunflower, ground nut) and also for many other less well known oilseed crops.


Foreword by Sir Charles Pereira, FRS; Introduction; World production and trade; Castor; Groundnut; Safflower; Sesame; Soya; Sunflower; Crambe, Niger and Jojoba; Oilseed processing and products; Appendix; Glossary; References; Index

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Edward Weiss has specialised in the production of oilseeds and essential oils, and has had extensive practical experience throughout the tropics, particularly in East Africa, where he was for several years Head of Research and Development for a large agricultural corporation, and adviser on oilseeds and essential oils to East African governments, He is now based in Melbourne.

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