Cultivar Determination of Ricinus communis via the Metabolome: a Proof of Concept Investigation
DEFENCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANISATION VICTORIA (AUSTRALIA) HUMAN PROTECTION AND PERFORMANCE DIV
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Investigations were undertaken to ascertain the appropriateness of studying the metabolome of Ricinus communis for cultivar and provenance determination. Seeds from fourteen R. communis specimens a total of 56 seeds collected from the east coast of Australia were analysed by various analytical chemistry methods. The data collected from these investigations were then analysed using Principal Component Analysis. The outcomes from these investigations are discussed in this technical report.
- Physical Chemistry