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Simmondsia chinensis L.

Simmondsiaceae, (also sometimes listed within the Buxaceae)

Jojoba, Goatnut

We have information from several sources:

Jojoba FactSHEET contributed by: Aliza Benzioni

Handbook of Energy Crops—James A. Duke. 1983. unpublished.

Jojoba: Alternative Field Crops Manual, University of Wisconson Cooperative Extension Service, University of Minnesota Extension Service, Center for Alternative Plant & Animal Products

Jojoba: A Unique Liquid Wax Producer from the American Desert—Himayat H. Naqvi and Irwin P. Ting

Variation and Broad Sense Heritability of Branching Frequency of Jojoba—Damian A. Ravetta and David A. Palzkill

Irrigation Effects on Growth, Cold Tolerance of Flower Buds and Seed Yield of Jojoba—J.M. Nelson and D.A. Palzkill

New Industrial Crops: Northwestern Argentina Regional Project—Ricardo Ayerza (h) and Wayne Coates

Food Intake Inhibitory Activity of Simmondsin and Defatted Jojoba Meal: Dose-Response Curves in Rats—Marnix M. Cokelaere, Gerda Flo, Paul Daenens, Eddy Decuypere, Maurits Van Boven, and Sabien Vermaut

Chemistry of New Oilseed Industrial Crops—Robert Kleiman

Arid-land Industrial Crops—Anson E. Thompson

New Crops Research and Development: A Federal Perspective—L.H. Princen

Producing Wax Esters in Transgenic Plants by Expression of Genes Derived from Jojoba—Michael W. Lassner, Kathryn Lardizabal, and James G. Metz

And NewCROP has outside links to other Jojoba info sources:

Photographs of Jojoba.

The History and Promise of Jojoba By Gary Tremper

Jojoba Growers and Processors, Inc.
2267 S. Coconino Dr.
Apache Junction, Arizona USA