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Chia Seed – Production Research

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. 2000. Chia, a new source of omega-3 fatty acids: from research to commercialization. Annual Meeting of The Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.

Coates, W. and R. Ayerza. 1998. Commercial production of chia in Northwestern Argentina. Journal of The American Chemists’ Society, 75(10): 1417-1420 (Abstract).

Ayerza, R. and W. Coates. 1996. New Industrial Crops: Northwestern Argentina Regional Project. Pages 45-51 in Progress in New Crops edited by J. Janick, ASHS Press, Alexandria, Virginia., USA. (Full text).

Coates, W. and R. Ayerza. 1996. Production potential of chia in Northwestern Argentina. Industrial Crops and Products, 5(3):229-233 (Abstract) (Journal publication link).

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