Oil-seed crop: Camelina sativa – J. Zubr – Industrial Crops and Products 1997
Summary: Recent search for new sources of essential fatty acids, particularly OMEGA-3 fatty acids, led to a renewed interest in the crop camelina. The cultivation of the crop is characterized by a low input. Nitrogen demand is moderate to low and chemical plant protection is not needed. The environmental benefits of the crop and a multipurpose applicability of the oil make C. sativa a promising oil-seed crop.