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United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) 2018

ADVANCEMENT OF BRASSICA CARINATA

Brassica Carinata

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Titre : ADVANCEMENT OF BRASSICA CARINATA

Identification : SD00R671-18

Pays : Etats Unis

Durée : START : 19 MAR 2018 // TERM : 16 JUL 2018

Résumé
Brassica carinata (carinata) is a mustard plant that has agronomic traits favorable for production in semi-arid regions as a rotational crop with wheat. Carinata seed has a lipid profile that is high in erucic acid, which can be efficiently converted into renewable jet fuel using existing post-harvest biofuels processing techniques. Following lipid extraction from the seed, the resulting meal contains relatively low amounts of erucic acid and large amounts of glucosinolates, which are a class of compounds produced by the plant to reduce animal browsing. Glucosinolates preclude the use of carinata meal for human food, and also restrict the inclusion rate of carinata meal in animal diets. However, because carinata meal represents nearly two-thirds of the overall seed yield it is important to understand and increase the use of carinata meal in livestock diets.

Performing Institution : SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY PO BOX 2275A BROOKINGS, SOUTH DAKOTA 57007
Investigator : Brake, DE, WI.

Présentation : USDA (NIFA)

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