Prediction Model of Moisture , Fat, and Free Fatty Acid Content of Physic Nut (Jatropha curcas L.)

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Physic nut is a potential source of biodiesel. It is high in fat content, above 40% and has not been usesed for other purposes. Moisture, free fatty acid, and fat content are the chemical compounds and determinant factor for physic nut seed quality. The objective of this study was to develop […]

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Characteristics of Oil and Trimyristin Isolation of Papua Nutmeg Seeds

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Nutmeg oils produced by the distillation of nutmeg seed is one of Indonesia’s export commodities. In Fakfak Regency of Papua, nutmeg Myristica argentea type is well developed. The type of nutmeg is good oil producer, however its characteristics has not been known. Nutmeg seed (especially the mature one) also contain fats […]

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