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Unconventional Oilseeds and Oil Sources

By: Abdalbasit Adam Mariod Alnadif(Editor), Mohamed Elwathig Saeed Mirghani(Editor), Ismail Hussein(Editor)
365 pages, b/w photos, tables
Publisher: Academic Press
Unconventional Oilseeds and Oil Sources
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Unconventional Oilseeds and New Oil Sources: Chemistry and Analysis is presented in three parts, with each section dedicated to different types of oil sources. Part One deals with plants (vegetable, herbs, shrubs), such as Hibiscus, Mexican Poppy, Cucumber, Squashes, Sesame, etc. Part Two presents unconventional oils found in trees (like Balanites aegyptiaca, Annona squamosal and Catunaregam nilotica), and Part Three deals with new oils found in insects, as in the watermelon bug and sorghum bug. This book will be of interest to researchers in oilseed production, research and development personnel, food scientists, plant breeders, product development personnel, and government agency personnel involved in the production, transportation, distribution, and processing of oilseeds.


Part A: Principles of Oil Extraction, Processing, and Oil Composition: Unconventional Oils From Annuals, Herbs, and Vegetable
Chapter 1: Chrozophora brocchiana (Argessi)
Chapter 2: Argemone mexicana (Argemone Seed)
Chapter 3: Cassia obtusifolia (Senna or Sicklepod Seed)
Chapter 4: Cassia (Senna) occidentalis L. (Coffee Senna)
Chapter 5: Abutilon pannosum (Forst.) Ragged Mallow
Chapter 6: Ipomoea quamoclit Cypress Vine (Star Glory)
Chapter 7: Ipomoea indica Blue Morning Glory
Chapter 8: Sesamum alatum (Thonn) Winged-Seed Sesame
Chapter 9: Hibiscus cannabinus L. Kenaf
Chapter 10: Hibiscus radiatus Roselle
Chapter 11: Hibiscus sabdariffa L. Roselle
Chapter 12: Monechma ciliatum Black Mahlab or Mahlab Balady
Chapter 13: Nigella sativa L. Black Cumin
Chapter 14: Cucurbits, Cucurbita Species As New Oil Sources
Chapter 15: Cucumis melo var. flexuosus The Armenian Cucumber or Snake Melon
Chapter 16: Cucumis sativus Cucumber
Chapter 17: Cucumis prophetarum Globe Cucumber or Wild Cucumber
Chapter 18: Citrullus colocynthis Colocynth, Bitter Apple, Bitter Gourd
Chapter 19: Cucumis melo var. cantalupo Cantaloupe
Chapter 20: Luffa echinata Bitter Luffa, Bristly Luffa
Chapter 21: Luffa clynderica Loofah, Sponge Gourd
Chapter 22: Trigonella foenum-graecum Fenugreek, Bird’s Foot, Greek Hayseed
Chapter 23: Guizotia abyssinica (L.f.) Cass. Niger

Part B: Unconventional Oils from Tree Sources
Chapter 24: Acacia tortilis Umbrella Thorn Tree Seed Oil
Chapter 25: Annona squamosa L. Sugar Apple Seed Oil
Chapter 26: The Potential of Sodom Apple (Calotropis procera and Calotropis gigantea) Seed Oil
Chapter 27: Balanites aegyptiaca Seed Oil
Chapter 28: Vangueria madagascariensis (Rubiaceae) as New Oil Source
Chapter 29: Phoenix dactylifera Date Palm Kernel Oil
Chapter 30: Durio zibethinus (Durian)
Chapter 31: Jatropha curcas L. Seed Oil
Chapter 32: Mesua ferrea Nahar Tree Seed Oil
Chapter 33: Nephelium lappaceum L. Rambutan Kernel Oil
Chapter 34: Mangifera indica Mango Seed Kernel Oil
Chapter 35: Moringa oleifera Seed Oil
Chapter 36: Ziziphus spina-christi (Christ’s Thorn Jujube)
Chapter 37: Salvadora persica Seed and Seed Oil
Chapter 38: Sclerocarya birrea Marula (Homeid) Seed Oil
Chapter 39: Adansonia digitata Baobab Seed Oil
Chapter 40: Sterculia setigera (Karaya Gum Tree) A New Oil Source
Chapter 41: Albizia lebbeck (L. Benth.) Lebbeck Tree Seed

Part C: Unconventional Oils from Insects
Chapter 42: Tessaratoma papillosa Longan Stink Bug
Chapter 43: Copris nevinsoni Dung Beetle
Chapter 44: Schistocerca gregaria (Desert Locust) and Locusta migratoria (Migratory Locust)
Chapter 45: Oecophylla smaragdina Fabricius Weaver Ant
Chapter 46: Aspongopus viduatus Watermelon Bug As Source of Edible Protein and Oil
Chapter 47: Agonoscelis pubescens Sorghum Bug as a Source of Edible Protein and Oil
Chapter 48: Acheta domesticus House Cricket
Chapter 49: Alphitobius diaperinus the Lesser Mealworm and the Litter Beetle
Chapter 50: Tenebrio molitor Mealworm
Chapter 51: Blaptica dubia Cockroaches
Chapter 52: Macrotermes bellicosus Termite
Chapter 53: Principles of Oil Extraction, Processing, and Oil Composition
Chapter 54: Unconventional Oils From Annuals, Herbs, and Vegetables

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Dr Abdalbasit Adam Mariod is a Professor in the Department of Biology, College of Sciences and Art, University of Jeddah, ALkamil, Saudi Arabia. He is the founder of Ghibaish College of Science & Technology, Ghibaish, Sudan. Dr Mariod has authored more than 92 publications, most of them on new oil sources of Sudan. He is an expert in oil chemistry and has published six books and four book chapters. He received his PhD in Food Chemistry in 2005 from the Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics, Institute of Food Chemistry, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universitäat, Münster, Germany. With over 15 years of experience and having led workshops on Gum Arabic, Dr Mariod has put together a team of leading experts from key gum Arabic producing regions, representing the latest research and developments with this important

Prof. Dr Ismail Hussein has been publishing since the 1980s in the area of oil and fat chemistry and co-authored many articles and book chapters in new oil sources of Sudan National Oilseed Processing Research Institute (NOPRI) Gezira University

By: Abdalbasit Adam Mariod Alnadif(Editor), Mohamed Elwathig Saeed Mirghani(Editor), Ismail Hussein(Editor)
365 pages, b/w photos, tables
Publisher: Academic Press
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