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- Joly, Rozenn; Forcella, Frank; Peterson, Dean; Eklund, James
- Industrial crops and products 2013 v.42 pp. 133
- Calendula officinalis; acids; drying oils; industrial applications; industrial oils; microclimate; oilseed crops; oilseeds; plant response; seed oils; seedling emergence; seedlings; soil depth; sowing; temperature; water potential; Minnesota
- ... Calendula (Calendula officinalis L.) is a popular ornamental and medicinal plant, but it also is a potential oilseed crop. Its seed oil has high levels of calendic acid, which makes it a highly valued drying oil with important industrial applications. Current agronomic information on calendula is not easily available, is limited in geographic scope, or pertains primarily to ornamental or medicinal ...