A New Safflower Oil with a Low Iodine Value


SAFFLOWER (Carthamus tinctorius) is an ancient crop of India and Egypt. The valuable properties of its oil in the manufacture of paint have recently attracted the attention of agronomists and oil chemists, and commercial production of safflower in several countries has commenced.

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HOROWITZ, B., WINTER, G. A New Safflower Oil with a Low Iodine Value. Nature 179, 582–583 (1957) doi:10.1038/179582a0

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