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- Wilmer, Jeroen A., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Theoretical and applied genetics 2009 v.118 no.4 pp. 765-773
- Brassica napus; Limnanthes douglasii; alleles; breeding; cultivars; erucic acid; fatty acid composition; gene overexpression; glycerol; linoleic acid; mutants; oleic acid; polyunsaturated fatty acids; rapeseed; rapeseed oil; raw materials; regression analysis; seeds; transgenes
- ... High erucic acid rapeseed (HEAR) oil is of interest for industrial purposes because erucic acid (22:1) and its derivatives are important renewable raw materials for the oleochemical industry. Currently available cultivars contain only about 50% erucic acid in the seed oil. A substantial increase in erucic acid content would significantly reduce processing costs and could increase market prospects ...