Safflower produced biofuel
with high levels of oleic acid is the culmination of 18 years of work by
CSIRO plant scientists.
Oelic acid is a lubricating compound with a range of uses, from heart pacemakers to cosmetics.
safflower, one of humanity’s oldest crops, contains low levels of the
acid, but Australian scientists have re-engineered it using gene
The result is a variety which yields up to 93 per cent oil, the highest level of purity in any currently available plant oils.https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-07/safflower-oil-new-biofuel-to-replace-petroleum/12321028