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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: NEW AND EXPANDED USES OF OILSEED PRODUCTS AND BY-PRODUCTS

Location: Commodity Utilization Research

Title: Research on Value-Added uses for Cottonseed

Authors
item Wan, Peter
item Dowd, Michael
item Wakelyn, P - NAT'L. COTTON COUNCIL
item Wedegaertner, T - COTTON, INC.

Submitted to: International News on Fats, Oils and Related Materials
Publication Type: Trade Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: May 1, 2007
Publication Date: June 1, 2007
Citation: Wan, P.J., Dowd, M.K., Wakelyn, P.J., Wedegaertner, T.C. 2007. Research on Value-Added Uses for Cottonseed. INFORM 18(6)368-370, 372.

Technical Abstract: The current state of cottonseed research is discussed. The report includes efforts to use cottonseed oil as a source of biodiesel, work to minimize the processing of cottonseed, efforts to develop industrial applications of cottonseed oil as lubricants, and efforts to improve cottonseed oil properties for better food and frying properties. The work provided an overview of current research efforts.

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