oil-rich seed

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Synonyms for oil-rich seed

any of several seeds that yield oil

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Jatropha is a perennial shrub that sprouts inedible but oil-rich seeds that can be turned into biofuel.
The hens are fed a special diet of soya, cereals and oil-rich seeds.
Flax is a blue flowering crop grown on the Prairies of Canada for its oil-rich seeds.
They've been cultivated in the western hemisphere for 9,000 years or more, and have long been valued for their oil-rich seeds, as well as their flesh and their keeping qualities.
Erucic acid is a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid, which is present in the oil-rich seeds of the Brassicaceae family of plants, particularly rapeseed and mustard.
Jatropha is a plant that can grow in dry, worn-out soils and whose oil-rich seeds can be used as a biofuel.
Residents like Esther Siteyia purchased the oil-rich seeds from farmers in the area and sold them to these buyers for a healthy profit.
BIODIESEL FROM OILSEED PLANTS Biodiesel is produced by extracting oil in oil-rich seeds.
SG Preston is now investing $500 million for the development of a new refinery at South Point in Ohio for the annual production of 120 million gallons of biofuel using oil-rich seeds.
Birds such as sparrows, bullfinches, goldfinches, tits and greenfinches love the oil-rich seeds of many garden plants, so are always pleased to see teasels, asters, filipendula and achillea.