oil-rich seed


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Noun1.oil-rich seed - any of several seeds that yield oil
castor bean - the toxic seed of the castor-oil plant; source of castor oil
cottonseed - seed of cotton plants; source of cottonseed oil
candlenut - seed of candlenut tree; source of soil used in varnishes
rapeseed - seed of rape plants; source of an edible oil
seed - a small hard fruit
flaxseed, linseed - the seed of flax used as a source of oil
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When growing pumpkins for their oil-rich seed, make sure you grow oilseed varieties, such as 'Williams Naked Seeded Pumpkin.
A team of ARS scientists led by Terry Isbell has been researching the annual winter weed's potential to yield a bumper crop of oil-rich seed for use in making biodiesel and other products, including an organic fertilizer and natural fumigant.
So whilst edible plants with oil-rich seeds and [outer coatings of wax] have been widely identified in ceramic vessels, reports of cereals are notable by their absence.
Previously it has only been possible to extract oil from the oil-rich seeds and fruits of some specialised plants, such as canola, soybean, sunflower, coconut and oil palm, Dr Green said.
The fruit is dried in the sun before the women crack the nut between two rocks to extract the oil-rich seeds.
Then he explains what Flour Power could do for impoverished communities anywhere that hemp or other oil-rich seeds will grow.
Field pennycress belongs to the Brassicaceae family, along with canola, camelina and mustard-other prolific producers of oil-rich seeds.
For instance, field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) has a reputation as a roadside nuisance, but like its other relatives in the Brassicaceae family--including canola, Camelina, and mustard--it puts out a prolific yield of oil-rich seeds.