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Fatty acid composition of the seven plants
giving between 0.6 and 4.2 million tons
of oil per year


Fatty acid

Peanut

Cotton

Coconut

Palm
kernel

Maize

Olive

Sesame

6:0

-

-

<1

 

-

-

-

8:0

-

-

9-10

3-4

-

-

-

10:0

-

-

5-10

3-7

-

-

-

12:0

-

-

40-54

46-52

-

-

-

14:0

-

<1

15-23

15-17

-

-

-

16:0

8-13

17-31

6-11

6-9

8-13

8-21

8-11

16:1

<0.3

<1

<2

-

<1

1-4

<0.3

18:0

1-4

1-3

1-4

1-3

1-4

1-6

4-6

18:1

35-66

13-21

4-11

13-19

24-32

53-80

37-42

18:2

14-41

34-60

1-2

0.5-2

55-62

2-24

39-47

18:3

<0.3

<1

-

-

<2

1-2

<0.5

20:0

<2

-

-

-

<1

<0.5

<1

20:1

<2

-

-

-

<0.5

<0.5

<0.4

22:0

2-5

-

-

-

<0.5

<1

<0.5



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