1. The physic nut is a drought-resistant species which is widely cultivated in the tropics as a living fence. Physic nut is well adapted to marginal areas with poor soils and low rainfall, where it grows without competing with annual food crops, thus filling an ecological niche. The species has...
  2. Examines such diverse aspects as the chemical nature of vegetable oils, oilseeds as energy crops, the nature and biosynthesis of storage proteins, and the genetics and breeding of oil crops. Also explained are the processing of oilseed crops, the biosynthesis of fatty acids in higher plants,...
  3. This booklet discusses the utilization of soybeans, peanuts, groundnut, cottonseed to name a fiew from around the world.