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Kevin Laskowski and Emily Merewitz

(18:0). The monounsaturated fatty acids were palmitoleic acid (16:1) and oleic acid (18:1), and the polyunsaturated fatty acids were linoleic acid (18:2) and α-linolenic acid (18:3). The fatty acid hexadecadienoic acid (16:2) was not observed in

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Brian P. Pellerin, Deborah Buszard, Alex Georgallas, and Richard J. Nowakowski

HortScience 36 157 161 Suzuki, M. Yamaguchi, S. Iida, T. Hashimoto, I. Teranishi, H. Mizoguchi, M. Yano, F. Todoroki, Y. Watanabe, N. Yokoyama, M. 2003 Endogenous a-ketol linolenic acid levels in short day-induced cotyledons are closely related to flower

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Amber N. Bates, Gerald M. Henry, and Cynthia B. McKenney

). High levels of γ-linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid essential for human metabolism, present in seed oil has further increased interest in the cultivation of this plant as an agronomic crop ( Balch et al., 2003 ). However, because of poor field

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Geoffrey Meru and Cecilia McGregor

significant correlations between these fatty acids in watermelon. In wheat ( Triticum aestivum ), Wang et al. (2011b) found linoleic acid to be significantly negatively correlated to palmitic, stearic, oleic, and linolenic acids. Palmitic acid was the only

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Joyce W. Ngure, Chunyan Cheng, Shuqiong Yang, Qunfeng Lou, Ji Li, Chuntao Qian, Jie Chen, and Jinfeng Chen

arthritis ( Ursin, 2003 ). Linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid are essential fatty acids that cannot be synthesized by the body and must be obtained through daily dietary intake. In the human body, linoleic acid is metabolized to arachidonic acid (C20

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vermiculite (1800 to 2000 g·m −2 ), which far exceeded yields in coir or perlite. Plants grown in peat substrate had the highest total fatty acid content, mainly alpha-linolenic acid and linoleic acid. Vegetable soybean varieties evaluated in the Mississippi

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Yan Cheng, Qian Wang, Qingyu Ban, Jianfeng Geng, Xiao Wei Zhang, Ying Yi, and Xilin Hou

, 1997 ; Song et al., 1995 ; Teutonico and Osborn, 1995 ), oleic acid concentration ( Tanhuanpaa et al., 1996 ), linolenic acid content ( Tanhuanpaa and Schulman, 2002 ), clubroot resistance ( Suwabe et al., 2006 ), black rot resistance ( Soengas et al

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Juan Guillermo Cruz-Castillo, Juan Ángel Tinoco-Rueda, and Franco Famiani

, linoleic, and linolenic acids in the fruit oils from three different trees were significantly different ( P ≤ 0.05) ( Table 2 ). Oleic acid ranged from 64.66% to 76.25% ( P ≤ 0.05), indicating significant differences due to the tree/genotype from which

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Qin Yang, Yan Fu, Yalan Liu, Tingting Zhang, Shu Peng, and Jie Deng

content of three unsaturated fatty acids: oleic acid, linoleic acid, and α-linolenic acid ( Xie et al., 2017 ). Table 1. Phenotypic characteristics of double-fertilization xenia in some plants. When common corn is pollinated with high-oil corn, the

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Claire Adkison, Kelly Richmond, Nico Lingga, Veronique Bikoba, and Elizabeth Mitcham

Walnuts ( Juglans regia ) contain high amounts of the essential omega-3 fat, α-linolenic acid, and a ratio of linoleic acid to α-linolenic acid that is ideal for decreasing cardiovascular risk ( Simopoulos, 2004 ). These polyunsaturated fatty