Development and utilization of sunflower genotypes with altered oil quality

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Cvejić, Sandra; Jocić, Siniša; Miladinović, Dragana; Jocković, Milan; Imerovski, Ivana; Sakač, Zvonimir; Miklič, Vladimir;
  • Journal: Journal on Processing and Energy in Agriculture (issn: 1821-4487)
  • Subject: oleic acid | sunflower | oil quality
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | lipids (amino acids, peptides, and proteins)

Sunflower oil is among the highest quality oils of plant origin. The oil of standard sunflowers has an average of 10% saturated fatty acids, 20-30% oleic acid and 60-70% linoleic acid. The total content of tocopherols in standard sunflower oil is 700-1000 mg/kg with the... View more
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