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International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies
ISSN: 2028-9324     CODEN: IJIABO     OCLC Number: 828807274     ZDB-ID: 2703985-7
 
 
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Yield Components and Oil Content of Safflower in Eastern Algeria


Volume 17, Issue 3, August 2016, Pages 813–818

 Yield Components and Oil Content of Safflower in Eastern Algeria

Mouloud Bouhouhou1 and Samy Mostafa Mohamed2

1 Genetics, Biochemistry and Plant Biotechnologies Laboratory, University Mentouri 1, Constantine, Algeria
2 Department of Cultivation and Production of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, National Research Centre, Dokki, Egypt

Original language: English

Received 25 March 2016

Copyright © 2016 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) is a member of the family Compositae (Asteraceae), cultivated mainly for its seeds, which is used as a source of edible oil and as birdseed. Traditionally, the crop was grown for its flowers, used for coloring, flavoring foods, making dyes (carthamidin and carthamin), and in medicine. Since Safflower is a drought tolerant crop, the objective of this research was the investigation of the seed yield and oil content of safflower under semi-arid conditions in eastern Algeria. The results showed that

Author Keywords: Carthamus tinctorius L., yield components, oil seed, drought tolerant, semi-arid areas.


How to Cite this Article


Mouloud Bouhouhou and Samy Mostafa Mohamed, “Yield Components and Oil Content of Safflower in Eastern Algeria,” International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 813–818, August 2016.