Quality Assessment and Optimization of Biodiesel from Lagenaria Vulgaris (Calabash) Seeds Oil

  • M. A. Sokoto
  • Published 2013


This paper studied the production, physicochemical characterization and optimization of biodiesel from the seeds oil of Lagenaria vulgaris (calabash). Oil was extracted from the seeds using soxhlet extractor with n-hexane; then transesterified using single step alkali hydrolysis to biodiesel. The biodiesel produced was analyzed for its physicochemical and… (More)


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