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Winter rape oil fuel for diesel engines: Recovery and utilization
Although vegetable oil cannot yet be recommended as a fuel for general use, considerable progress in recovery and use of rapeseed oil (Brassica napus L.) for diesel operation has been made. OperationExpand
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Effects of Rapeseed and Vetch as Green Manure Crops and Fallow on Nematodes and Soil-borne Pathogens.
In a rapeseed-squash cropping system, Meloidogyne incognita race 1 and M. javanica did not enter, feed, or reproduce in roots of seven rapeseed cultivars. Both nematode species reproduced at lowExpand
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Drought response and yield formation of spring safflower under different water regimes in the semiarid Southern High Plains
Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) is a deep rooted drought tolerant crop that originated in desert environments of the Middle East, and could be very well adapted to the semi-arid Southern HighExpand
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Production and fuel characteristics of vegetable oil from oilseed crops in the Pacific Northwest.
The purpose of this research was to evaluate the potential yield and fuel quality of various oilseed crops adapted to the Pacific Northwest as a source of liquid fuel for diesel engines. The seedExpand
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Value of mechanically extracted rape and safflower oilseed meals as protein supplements for growing lambs
Two metabolism studies and one growth trial were conducted to evaluate mechanically extracted rape (RSM) and safflower (SM) oilseed meals as protein supplements for growing lambs. Fifteen wetherExpand
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A batch type transesterification process for winter rape oil.
The methyl ester of winter rape (MEWR) has been found to be a potentially useful substitute for diesel fuel. This article discusses the procedure used to produce MEWR for use as a diesel fuelExpand
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Agronomy of Canola in the United States
Prior to 1985, there were less than 20,000 hectares of rapeseed and canola cultivation annually in the United States. In 1985, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted GRAS (generallyExpand
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