Lesquerella Fendleri   


Trash content of harvested seed has ranged from 11 to 34%. Seed yields of 1800 kg per ha have been obtained in breeding test plots. Large scale field trials have yielded around 800 to 900 kg per ha. The seed oil content is around 24%. At the present time lesquerella seed is not sold on any market. As oil yields improve, seed will become available at an expected value of $0.30 to 0.36 per kg. No commercial varieties have been released.

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