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Table 1 Chemical composition of the seeds depending on geographic origin

From: Effect of pedo-climatic conditions on physicochemical characteristics and agro-industrial potential of three native oilseeds fruits from Burkina Faso

Species Origins Moisture (%) Total ash (%) Oil content (%)
Balanites aegyptiaca Banfora 4.24 ± 0.01b 2.84 ± 0,11b 42.18 ± 1.10c
Ouagadougou 4.65 ± 0.22a 3.10 ± 0,10a 47.03 ± 0.97a
Ouahigouya 4.41 ± 0.06ab 2.45 ± 0,03c 44.51 ± 0.13b
Lannea microcarpa Banfora 4.64 ± 0.10a 2.85 ± 0,08b 59.47 ± 0.63a
Ouagadougou 4.62 ± 0.30a 2.80 ± 0,05b 57.32 ± 0.13b
Ouahigouya 4.63 ± 0.32a 3.04 ± 0,07a 55.36 ± 0.67c
Sclerocarya birrea Banfora 4.10 ± 0.08a 4.19 ± 0.26a 51.30 ± 9.93a
Ouagadougou 4.35 ± 0.13a 3.57 ± 0.04b 51.81 ± 8.05a
Ouahigouya 4.17 ± 0.14a 3.41 ± 0.08b 56.23 ± 0.57a
  1. For each species, the columns with different letters (a, b and c)are statistically different at the 5% level