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.' If you're interested in pressing grape seed oil, check with a local winery for grape seeds, which are often discarded.
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.
Rice, corn and oil-rich seeds top Iran's list of food imports, shows five-month data by Iran's customs office.
Rapeseed is nurtured owing to its oil-rich seeds, having numerous health benefits when used in food processing.
"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.
In many oil-rich seeds, as well as in nuts, the lipids are stored in the form of small-sized, discrete, spherical organelles called oil bodies [1-3].
The fruit is dried in the sun before the women crack the nut between two rocks to extract the oil-rich seeds. It is strenuous work as the nut is very hard.
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. The ARS studies help support USDA's efforts to develop new sources of bioenergy.
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.
Jatropha is a perennial shrub that sprouts inedible but oil-rich seeds that can be turned into biofuel.