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Edited by Uduak G. Akpan

Federal University of Technology, Nigeria

As the cultivation of brassica crops continues to contribute to western diets, new approaches to maximizing yields are welcome. This book presents chapters on various aspects of this issue, with a particular focus on canola crops and the oil produced from them. Those chapters address the relevance of transgenic and molecular breeding techniques to develop cold tolerance in Brassica napus L. crops grown over the winter in North America, the effects of seed-placed ammonium sulphate and monoammonium phosphate on the germination and growth of brassicae oilseed crops and the cultivation of high-erucic Brassicaceae in a Mediterranean environment. Other chapters cover oil presses, sesame seeds and oilseed pests, as well as the nitrogen efficiency of oilseed rape.

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OilseedsEdited by Uduak G. Akpan

Published: June 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1377

ISBN: 978-953-51-0665-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5305-4

Copyright year: 2012

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41765 Total Chapter Downloads

31 Web of Science Citations


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1. Prospects for Transgenic and Molecular Breeding for Cold Tolerance in Canola (Brassica napus L.)

By Anthony O. Ananga, Ernst Cebert, Joel W. Ochieng, Suresh Kumar, Devaiah Kambiranda, Hemanth Vasanthaiah, Violetka Tsolova, Zachary Senwo, Koffi Konan and Felicia N. Anike


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2. Oil Presses

By Anna Leticia M. Turtelli Pighinelli and Rossano Gambetta


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3. Effect of Seed-Placed Ammonium Sulfate and Monoammonium Phosphate on Germination, Emergence and Early Plant Biomass Production of Brassicae Oilseed Crops

By P. Qian, R. Urton, J. J. Schoenau, T. King, C. Fatteicher and C. Grant


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4. Nitrogen Efficiency in Oilseed Rape and Its Physiological Mechanism

By Zhen-hua Zhang, Hai-xing Song and Chunyun Guan


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5. Sesame Seed

By T. Y. Tunde-Akintunde, M. O. Oke and B. O. Akintunde


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6. Adaptability and Sustainable Management of High-Erucic Brassicaceae in Mediterranean Environment

By Federica Zanetti, Giuliano Mosca, Enrico Rampin and Teofilo Vamerali


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7. Oilseed Pests

By Masumeh Ziaee


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