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In Vitro Evaluation of Nutritive Value, Minerals, and Some Anti-Nutritional Factors of Safflower and Sunflower Seeds

In Vitro Evaluation of Nutritive Value, Minerals, and Some Anti-Nutritional Factors of Safflower and Sunflower Seeds

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Title: In Vitro Evaluation of Nutritive Value, Minerals, and Some Anti-Nutritional Factors of Safflower and Sunflower Seeds
Author: Mahmoud, Salih Mustafa
Abstract: Oilseeds are used for different purposes :food (raw, roasted or boiled , cooking oil), animal feed (pressings, seeds, green material and straw), industrial raw material, and for medicinal purposes. They are a reasonable source of dietary mineral especially, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium and their oil is an excellent source of mono and polyunsaturated fatty acids. It is contain about 80% oleic and linoleic acid (Akande et al., 2010). Sunflower (Helianthus annus L.)is an important oilseed crop in India, it is an important oilseed crop of the world and it ranks third in the production next to Groundnut and Soya bean. The world production of Sunflower seeds increased from 26 -31 million metric tonnes between 2004 and 2006 (FAO, 2007).
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/123456789/24355
Date: 2015


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