Fatty Acid Composition of the Oil of Developing Seeds of Different Varieties of Safflower1
- A. B. Hill and
- P. F. Knowles2
The seed weight of safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) increased most rapidly during the first 15 days after flowering, and reached maximum dry weight in about 28 days. On a weight basis, oil content increased 5- to 10-fold in the period 10 to 15 days after flowering. Expression of control by the genes governing differences in fatty acid composition began about l0 days after flowering.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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