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- Horn, Gert; Kupfer, Astrid; Rademacher, Annett; Kluge, Holger; Kalbitz, Jutta; Eißner, Helmut; Dräger, Birgit
- European journal of lipid science and technology 2015 v.117 no.4 pp. 561-566
- Centaurea benedicta, etc ; alpha-tocopherol; autumn; cosmetics; fatty acid composition; fruit yield; fruits; glycosides; grain yield; human nutrition; ingredients; land use; lignans; linoleic acid; lipid content; nitrogen fertilizers; oil crops; pests; soil; sowing; vegetable oil; Europe; Show all 22 Subjects
- ... Cultivation of oil plants in locations less suited for prime oil plants may provide variation in vegetable oil availability and may contribute to land use diversification. Blessed thistle (Cnicus benedictus L.) offers potential as an alternative oil crop for cultivation in central Europe. Fruit yields of approximately 2.0–2.5 t/ha and oil yields of 500–700 kg/ha result from sowing in early autumn. ...