Propriétés physico-chimiques et composition de l’huile non conventionnelle de pourghère (Jatropha curcas) de différentes régions du Bénin

ArticleinComptes Rendus Chimie 7(10-11):1007–1012 · October 2004with29 Reads
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    Abstract

    Physicochemical properties and composition of pignut (Jatropha curcas) non-conventional oil from different regions
    of Benin. The non-conventional oils extracted from pignut seeds in eight localities of Benin have been studied. Oil content of
    seeds was in the range of 40 to 60%. Oil samples of different localities showed liquid and unsaturated oils and contained mainly
    oleic acid (43 to 53%), linoleic acid (20 to 32%) and palmitic acid (13 to 15%). Unsaponifiable content of these samples did not
    exceed 4%, except at Bohicon (5,5%) and Akiza (8,4%). To cite this article: D.S.S. Kpoviessi et al., C. R. Chimie 7 (2004).
    © 2004 Publié par Elsevier SAS pour Académie des sciences.