This category is for the growing of crops which are cultivated primarily for the oil content of their seed.

Subcategories 7

Castorbeans
Factsheet on this crop grown for its oil, its history, uses, varieties and cultivation.
Crambe
Factsheet on this crop, Crambe abyssinica, its history, uses, varieties and cultivation.
Flax
Factsheet on this crop, its history, its uses as an oilseed and as fibre, its varieties and cultivation.
Meadowfoam
Factsheet on this crop, Limnanthes alba, its history, uses, varieties and cultivation.
Minor Oil Crops
Information from the FAO Agricultural Organization on the cultivation and uses of a number of edible, non-edible and essential oil crops.
Sesame
Factsheet on this crop, one of the oldest cultivated plants, its history, uses, varieties and cultivation.
Small-scale Oilseed Processing
Describes the basic processes involved in oilseed processing.
Vernonia
This potential oilseed crop, Vernonia galamensis, is native to eastern Africa. Information on its uses, growth habits, environment requirement, culture, yield potential and economics.
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February 26, 2016 at 6:24:10 UTC
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