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Salseed (Shorea robusta Gaertn.) oil and meal

  • S. S. Negi

Abstract

Sal (Shorea robusta Gaertn.) is a subdeciduous tree which grows extensively in Northern and Central India and as far north as the outer Himalayan region. Tree height may range from 18 to 45 m and girth from 1.8 to 3.6 m or more. Leaves, twigs, bark and seeds of the sal tree are well endowed with tannins, twigs and leaves containing 20–% on a dry basis. Salseed contains 19–20% of oil and resins which are valuable in the manufacture of shoe polish, carbon paper and typewriter ribbon (CSIR, 1972). Availability of salseed is estimated at over 5.5 million tonnes per annum (Negi, 1982).

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Cocoa Butter Calcium Hydroxide Feed Efficiency Live Weight Gain Oilseed Meal 
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