Campus Units

Food Science and Human Nutrition

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

2004

Journal or Book Title

Nutritionally Enhanced Edible Oil

Volume

4

First Page

21

Last Page

88

Abstract

Oilseeds occupy an important place in global agriculture by providing vegetable oils and high-protein meals for food, feed, and industrial uses. The leading oilseed crops by volume of world production are soybean, cottonseed, peanut, sunflower, rapeseed (canola), copra (coconut), and palm. The combined world production of these major oilseed crops in 2001–2002 was 324 million metric tons (MT) (1). Soybeans constitute the largest share of the world oilseed supply, accounting for 57% of global production in 2001–2002. The United States, Brazil, Argentina, People’s Republic of China, and India dominate world soybean production. Together, these countries account for approximately 90% of the world soybean crop. Production of other oilseed crops is widely distributed throughout the world.

Comments

This book chapter is published as Wijeratne, W., T. Wang, and L. A. Johnson. Extrusion-Based Oilseed Processing Methods. In Nutritionally Enhanced Edible Oil (ed. N. T. Dunford and H. B. Dunford) AOCS Press, 2004, pp 21-88. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

AOCS Press

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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