A preliminary investigation into the biofuel characteristics of tigernut (Cyperus esculentus) oil.

@article{Barminas2001API,
  title={A preliminary investigation into the biofuel characteristics of tigernut (Cyperus esculentus) oil.},
  author={J T Barminas and H M Maina and Saad Tahir and Dimas Kubmarawa and K Tsware},
  journal={Bioresource technology},
  year={2001},
  volume={79 1},
  pages={87-9}
}
Laboratory scale experiments were carried out to produce and characterise biofuel from tigernut (Cyperus esculentus) oil. Transesterification of tigernut oil afforded methyl and ethyl esters, which had fuel properties similar to common biofuels, hence tigernut could be utilised as an alternative renewable energy resource. 

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