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Seje (Oenocarpus bataua)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Datasheet

Description
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Common names 
Seje, bataua palm, kumbu, patauá, ungurahui
Synonyms 
Jessenia bataua (Mart.) Burret
Related feed(s) 
Description 
A potential new oil crop from Colombia and Venezuela. The fruits have several local uses; the mesocarp is eaten, a milk-like beverage is made from the pulp, and the oil is extracted for culinary use.
Nutritional aspects
Nutritional attributes 
The mesocarp is also an excellent animal feedstuff.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 
References
Datasheet citation 

DATASHEET UNDER CONSTRUCTION. DO NOT QUOTE. https://feedipedia.org/node/621 Last updated on March 16, 2010, 17:13

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