Economic Botany

, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 95–100 | Cite as

The search for new industrial crops II:Lesquerella (Cruciferae) as a source of new oilseeds

  • Arthur S. Barclay
  • Howard S. Gentry
  • Quentix Jones


Chromosome Number Hydroxy Acid Ella Industrial Crop Crop Potential 


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© The New York Botanical Garden 1962

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur S. Barclay
  • Howard S. Gentry
  • Quentix Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.Agricultural Research Service, Crops Research DivisionU.S.D.A.Beltsville

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