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Chia seeds – composition

Ayerza, R. and W. Coates. 2011. Protein content, oil content and fatty acid profiles as potential criteria to determine the origin of commercially grown chia (Salvia hispanica L.). Industrial Crops and Products, 34(2):1366-1371. Published online 6 January 2011 DOI – Abstract).

Ayerza, R. 2010.Effects of seed color and growing locations on fatty acid content and compostion of two chia (Salvia hispanica L.) Genotypes. Journal of the American Oil Chemist’s Society. Published online 16 May 2009 DOI 10.1007/s11746-010-1597-7 – (Abstract).

Ayerza, R. and W. Coates. 2009.Some Quality Components of Four Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) Genotypes Grown under Tropical Coastal Desert Ecosystem Conditions. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 8(4):301-307. Published online 17 May 2009 – (Abstract)  (full text).

Ayerza, R. and W. Coates. 2009. Influence of environment on growing period and yield: protein, oil and alpha-linolenic content of three chia (Salvia hispanica L.) selections. Industrial Crops and Products. Published online 5 May 2009 – (Abstract).

Ayerza, R. 2009. The seed’s protein and oil content, faty acid composition, and growing cycle length of a single genotype of chia (Salvia hispanica L.) as affected by environmental factors. J. Oleo Science, 58(7):347-354 (Abstract).

Ayerza, R. and W. Coates. 2007. Seed Yield, Oil Content and Fatty Acid Composition of Three Botanical Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Planted in the Yungas Ecosystem of Tropical Argentina. Tropical Science, 47(4):183-187 – Published online 12 Sep 2008 (Abstract) (Journal publication link).

Ayerza, R. and W. Coates. 2005. Protein and oil content, peroxide index and fatty acid composition of chia (Salvia hispanica L.) grown in six tropical and sub-tropical ecosystems of South America. Tropical Science, 44(3):131-135 (2005). (Abstract).

Ayerza, R. 1996. Fatty acid composition, protein and oil content of chia (Salvia hispanica L.) grown in Peru, Columbia and Argentina. Third European Symposium on Industrial Crops and Products, Elsevier, Reims, France, 9p. (Abstract).

Ayerza, R. 1995. Oil Content and Fatty Acid Composition of Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) from Five Northwestern Locations in Argentina. Journal of The American Oil Chemists’ Society, 72:1079-1081 (Abstract) (Journal publication link).

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