Surface waxes from seeds of Hordeum vulgare
Review articleOpen access
1988/01/01 Full-length article DOI: 10.1016/0031-9422(88)83113-3
AbstractThe main components present in Hordeum vulgare ssp.distichum cv. Fairfield and ssp.hexastichum cv. Klondike seed waxes are described. The principal constituents in the distichum subspecies include hydrocarbons and esters with a small percentage of β-diketones. β-Diketones, however, are the main components of the subspecies hexastichum wax.
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